Lykavittos. Athens. Greece. View of Greek soldiers furling the Greek National flag on Lykavittos Hill which rises 277 metres above the city of Athens and is its highest hill. The Greek flag is made up of two very important colours to Greeks, Blue and white. These two colours embody the blue of the Hellenic Sea and the Whiteness of its restless waves. According to myth and legend, the Goddess of Beauty and Love, Aphrodite emerged from these waves. In addition, the flag also reflects the blue of the Greek Sky and the White of the clouds. The established religion of the country Greek Orthodoxy is represented by the white cross in the upper hoist-side corner.