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Watch: Athens awakes to winter wonderland

Watch: Athens awakes to winter wonderland
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The Greek capital Athens awoke to rare snowfall on Tuesday, which set the city in a winter wonderland.

Some took a stroll across the snow, while children played in freezing cold temperatures, which reached lows of -23 degrees,

Some schools were closed in the capital and beaches on the coast were covered in a white blanket.

Watch the video above to see the city's transformation.

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