Tower of the Winds

Located in the old roman agora, the Tower of the Winds was built
by the Macedonian astronomer Andronicos around 50 BC
This great structure has eight sides, one for each of the eight winds, North, North-West, West etc
This picture is from the far end of the roman agora with the Tower of the Winds in far center of the picture

A view of the Tower of the Winds at night time
The hill in the background is the Acropolis
The wind in the center is the North wind, Boreas

The view from the back showing the South east face

A close up of the South eastern wind known as Euros