• Short Summary

    ATHENS IS THE LATEST EUROPEAN CITY TO HAVE A HILTON HOTEL BUILT AT ITS CENTRE.THE?

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    ATHENS IS THE LATEST EUROPEAN CITY TO HAVE A HILTON HOTEL BUILT AT ITS CENTRE.THE 480-ROOM ATHENS HILTON IS SITUATED ONLY A FEW MINUTES FROM CONSTITUTION SQUARE AND THE ROYAL PALACE.THE ACROPOLIS RISES MAJESTICALLY ABOVE THE CITY A MILE TO THE WEST - A VIEW ENJOYED FORM MOST OF THE HOTEL'S ROOMS.

    FOR THE OPENING CEREMONY ATHENS' AND ALL GREECE'S ARCHBISHOP CHRYSSOSTOMOS GAVE A BLESSING DURING A SHORT RELIGIOUS SERVICE.THE ENTRANCE-RIBBON WAS CUT ON BEHALF OF THE INDISPOSED GREEK PRIME MINISTER BY MR.PAPALYGOURAS AT A RECEPTION ATTENDED BY LEADING ATHENS CITIZENS AND AMERICANS - LED BY CONRAD HILTON.

    SWIMMING-POOLS, AIR-CONDITIONING, SHOPS AND ROOF-GARDENS ARE JUST A FEW OF THE ATTRACTIONS OF THIS LUXURY HOTEL.A HUGE ABSTRACT MURAL COMMISSIONED FOR THE HOTEL HAS AT ITS CENTRE A SUN - A REMINDER THAT ATHENS ENJOYS 300 SUNNY DAYS A YEAR.AND IN A FEW DAYS TIME THE HILTON GALLERY WILL OPEN FOR EXHIBITIONS OF ART CREATED BY FAMOUS GREEK ARTISTS - MODERN AS WELL AS ANCIENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAPJ6U9ZOMXU3VFNK3TPA44B7C
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPJ6U9ZOMXU3VFNK3TPA44B7C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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