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Guidebook for Athina

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Guidebook for Athina

Food Scene
A great place for brunch, snack, and coffee. Right next to the Acropolis museum.
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7 CACTUS GREEK STREET DELI E.E.
7 Dimitrakopoulou
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A great place for brunch, snack, and coffee. Right next to the Acropolis museum.
A great and cozy place for coffee and early drinks. You can accompany your booze with great tarts and delicious desserts.
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Lotte cafe-bistrot
2 Tsami Karatasou
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A great and cozy place for coffee and early drinks. You can accompany your booze with great tarts and delicious desserts.
If you want to try real greek food, this is the place!
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Olýmpion
9 Anapafseos
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If you want to try real greek food, this is the place!
Local dishes, great menu!
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Rosalia
59 Valtetsiou
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Local dishes, great menu!
The best pork tenderloin ever!
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Kanella
70 Leof. Konstantinoupoleos
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The best pork tenderloin ever!
The number one place to taste the amazing Greek cuisine!
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Nikitas
19 Ag. Anargiron
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The number one place to taste the amazing Greek cuisine!
A coffee cornet you will defo love!
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ΜΠΕΛ ΡΕΫ ΣΝΑΚ ΜΠΑΡ
88 Falirou
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A coffee cornet you will defo love!
For steak and grilled cuisine lovers!
ΚΑΛΥΒΑΣ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ
65 Dimitrakopoulou
For steak and grilled cuisine lovers!
Right next to Siggrou Fix metro station, one of the best places for greek pita and souvlaki!
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Ambrosia - Souvlaki
3 Drakou
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Right next to Siggrou Fix metro station, one of the best places for greek pita and souvlaki!
Great dishes!
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Seychelles
49 Keramikou
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Great dishes!
Drinks & Nightlife
Amazing atmosphere, one the most beautiful bars in Athens downtown. Great cocktails!
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Noel
59B Kolokotroni
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Amazing atmosphere, one the most beautiful bars in Athens downtown. Great cocktails!
Great cafe at one of downtown's hotspots!
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Tailor Made Microroastery
2 Agias Irinis
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Great cafe at one of downtown's hotspots!
One of the best places for early and late night drinks!
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Drunk Sinatra
16 Thiseos
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One of the best places for early and late night drinks!
Arts & Culture
It is one of the biggest and best equipped digital planetariums in the world. The ultra-modern projection room has a capacity of 280 persons, with specially designed reclining; interactive participation seats, thus taking the visitor to a unique virtual reality journey to the universe.
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Eugenides Foundation Planetarium
387 Leof. Andrea Siggrou
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It is one of the biggest and best equipped digital planetariums in the world. The ultra-modern projection room has a capacity of 280 persons, with specially designed reclining; interactive participation seats, thus taking the visitor to a unique virtual reality journey to the universe.
The Odeion of Herodes Atticus was built in 161 AD by the wealthy Herodes Tiberius Claudius Atticus, a teacher and philosopher. You may enjoy the beauty and charm of the Odeion in a morning stroll on the way to the Acropolis.
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Odeon of Herodes Atticus
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The Odeion of Herodes Atticus was built in 161 AD by the wealthy Herodes Tiberius Claudius Atticus, a teacher and philosopher. You may enjoy the beauty and charm of the Odeion in a morning stroll on the way to the Acropolis.
In this important Museum you can learn about the interdependence of living organisms. The museum displays rich collections of insects, mammals, serpents, birds, and shells, and rocks and fossils from Greece.
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Goulandris Natural History Museum
13 Levidou
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In this important Museum you can learn about the interdependence of living organisms. The museum displays rich collections of insects, mammals, serpents, birds, and shells, and rocks and fossils from Greece.
It was founded in 1993 for the purpose of informing the public and preserving Greek history and culture by means of modern technology.
Hellenic Cosmos (theater)
254 Pireos
It was founded in 1993 for the purpose of informing the public and preserving Greek history and culture by means of modern technology.
Founded in 1977, its collection comprises 8,000 authentic pieces, photographs, documents and archives that refer to the 2,300-year-old presence of Jews in Greece.
Jewish Museum of Greece
39 Nikis
Founded in 1977, its collection comprises 8,000 authentic pieces, photographs, documents and archives that refer to the 2,300-year-old presence of Jews in Greece.
The remarkable collections of this museum are dated from 1650. Modern Greek embroidered items from all over the country are showcased on the ground floor.
Folk Art Museum
2 Kladou
The remarkable collections of this museum are dated from 1650. Modern Greek embroidered items from all over the country are showcased on the ground floor.
The only Museum of Contemporary European Painting in Greece, the Frissiras Museum is housed in two neoclassical buildings in Plaka. The collections include paintings, drawings, sculpture, and engravings of major European and Greek artists.
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Μουσείο Φρυσίρα
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The only Museum of Contemporary European Painting in Greece, the Frissiras Museum is housed in two neoclassical buildings in Plaka. The collections include paintings, drawings, sculpture, and engravings of major European and Greek artists.
It displays the works of Greek and foreign artists and holds important temporary exhibitions.
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Εθνικό Μουσείο Σύγχρονης Τέχνης (ΕΜΣΤ)
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It displays the works of Greek and foreign artists and holds important temporary exhibitions.
It is the leading Gallery in Greece. The core of the collection comprises of 117 paintings, listed in 1878.
National Gallery
It is the leading Gallery in Greece. The core of the collection comprises of 117 paintings, listed in 1878.
On display are weapons from the Stone Age and the Classical Period to World War II.
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Polemiko Mousio
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On display are weapons from the Stone Age and the Classical Period to World War II.
This Museum can rightfully take pride in possessing one of the leading collections of Byzantine icons in the world.
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Byzantine And Christian Museum
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This Museum can rightfully take pride in possessing one of the leading collections of Byzantine icons in the world.
The renovated National Archeological Museum is one of the most remarkable archeological museums in the world. Its outstanding exhibits will give you the opportunity to travel through history!
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National Archaeological Museum
44 28is Oktovriou
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The renovated National Archeological Museum is one of the most remarkable archeological museums in the world. Its outstanding exhibits will give you the opportunity to travel through history!
The largest part of its exhibition pertains to the characters and historic events of the Greek War of Independence of 1821.
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National Historical Museum
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The largest part of its exhibition pertains to the characters and historic events of the Greek War of Independence of 1821.
It is one of the five most important numismatic museums in the world. It displays more than 600,000 coins, “treasuries” (closed coin collections), standard weights, metals and precious stones, from the ancient Greek period, the Roman period, Byzantium, the western middle Ages, and modern history.
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Numismatic Museum of Athens
12 Eleftheriou Venizelou
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It is one of the five most important numismatic museums in the world. It displays more than 600,000 coins, “treasuries” (closed coin collections), standard weights, metals and precious stones, from the ancient Greek period, the Roman period, Byzantium, the western middle Ages, and modern history.
The well-organised museum was founded with the purpose of housing the Goulandris private collection of Cycladic Art. It is one of the leading museums in Athens.
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Museum of Cycladic Art
4 Neofitou Douka
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The well-organised museum was founded with the purpose of housing the Goulandris private collection of Cycladic Art. It is one of the leading museums in Athens.
It is one of the most important museums in Athens that you should definitely visit.
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Benaki Museum
1 Koumpari
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It is one of the most important museums in Athens that you should definitely visit.
The meeting point of Greece’s past and future, holding the origins of Western civilization.
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Acropolis Museum
15 Dionysiou Areopagitou
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The meeting point of Greece’s past and future, holding the origins of Western civilization.
Sightseeing
Panathenaikon [Panathenaic] Stadium, a remarkable construction, was made of white marble. The horse-shoe shaped stadium faces the National Garden.
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Panathenaic Stadium
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Panathenaikon [Panathenaic] Stadium, a remarkable construction, was made of white marble. The horse-shoe shaped stadium faces the National Garden.
The Roman Agora (in the Plaka area) was an architectural complex, built between 19 and 11 B.C., consisting of a large rectangular court surrounded by colonnades (stoas). Behind the stoas were various shops.
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Roman Forum
3 Polignotou
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The Roman Agora (in the Plaka area) was an architectural complex, built between 19 and 11 B.C., consisting of a large rectangular court surrounded by colonnades (stoas). Behind the stoas were various shops.
Pnyx is situated between the Hill of the Muses (the location of Philopappus Monument) and the Hill of the Nymphs. The semicircular square was after 6th century BC the location of the assembly of the people of Athens.
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Pnyx
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Pnyx is situated between the Hill of the Muses (the location of Philopappus Monument) and the Hill of the Nymphs. The semicircular square was after 6th century BC the location of the assembly of the people of Athens.
Well worth a visit any time of the year. A walk at Philopappou Hill is a fascinating experience: you will find here a magnificent park, important monuments.
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Filopappou Hill
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Well worth a visit any time of the year. A walk at Philopappou Hill is a fascinating experience: you will find here a magnificent park, important monuments.
An architectural masterpiece of great renown. You will appreciate its splendor if you visit, and learn about the history and the secrets of the construction of the Parthenon.
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Parthenon
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An architectural masterpiece of great renown. You will appreciate its splendor if you visit, and learn about the history and the secrets of the construction of the Parthenon.
The Acropolis is the symbol of Athens, the sacred rock, linking the fabulous ancient civilization with the modern city.
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Akrópólishæð
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The Acropolis is the symbol of Athens, the sacred rock, linking the fabulous ancient civilization with the modern city.
Dionyssiou Aeropagitou Str is one of the most impressive streets of Athens, offering an extraordinary view of the southern slope of the Acropolis, where some of the city’s most significant monuments stand
Dionysiou Areopagitou
Dionyssiou Aeropagitou Str is one of the most impressive streets of Athens, offering an extraordinary view of the southern slope of the Acropolis, where some of the city’s most significant monuments stand
Thission, the best-preserved temple of antiquity, was dedicated to Hephaistos and Athena. It is located in the western perimeter of the Agora.
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Thiseio
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Thission, the best-preserved temple of antiquity, was dedicated to Hephaistos and Athena. It is located in the western perimeter of the Agora.
Is considered to be the most “aristocratic” area of the centre of Athens, you will find many shops selling expensive brands and high couture, modern restaurants, bars and cafés
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Kolonaki
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Is considered to be the most “aristocratic” area of the centre of Athens, you will find many shops selling expensive brands and high couture, modern restaurants, bars and cafés
The city’s best-known commercial street!
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Ermou
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The city’s best-known commercial street!
In Syntagma square you can see the Greek Parliament building and in front of it the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the Evzones in traditional costume.
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Syntagma Square
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In Syntagma square you can see the Greek Parliament building and in front of it the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by the Evzones in traditional costume.
A two-floor building, donated by the king of Pergamum Attalus to the city of Athens. It is thought to have been a kind of ancient commercial centre. Get an idea of everyday life in ancient Athens!
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Stoa of Attalos
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A two-floor building, donated by the king of Pergamum Attalus to the city of Athens. It is thought to have been a kind of ancient commercial centre. Get an idea of everyday life in ancient Athens!
Parks & Nature
A park with a statue of Eleftherios Venizelos (sculpted by the sculptor G. Pappas). In the rear section are three stone built buildings, accommodating the Athens Municipality Arts Centre and the Eleftherios Venizelos Museum. Facing the park is a row of three unadorned neoclassical buildings of the hospitals Aeginitio, Aretaeio, and Alexandra.
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Parko Eleftherias
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A park with a statue of Eleftherios Venizelos (sculpted by the sculptor G. Pappas). In the rear section are three stone built buildings, accommodating the Athens Municipality Arts Centre and the Eleftherios Venizelos Museum. Facing the park is a row of three unadorned neoclassical buildings of the hospitals Aeginitio, Aretaeio, and Alexandra.
Strefi Hill is located in the vicinity of Exarhia Square, and despite of its relatively small size (approximately 12.5 acres) it forms a green oasis in the densely built city.
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Strefi Hill
134 Emmanouil Benaki
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Strefi Hill is located in the vicinity of Exarhia Square, and despite of its relatively small size (approximately 12.5 acres) it forms a green oasis in the densely built city.
It is a forest in the heart of the city, and among the Athenians’ favourite places for hiking or relaxing in the local cafés and restaurants.
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Mount Lycabettus
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It is a forest in the heart of the city, and among the Athenians’ favourite places for hiking or relaxing in the local cafés and restaurants.
An oasis with more than 500 different species of plants, trees, birds and animals; home to the Botanical Museum, a zoo, a pond, a playground, a children’s library and a traditional cafe!
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National Garden
1 Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias
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An oasis with more than 500 different species of plants, trees, birds and animals; home to the Botanical Museum, a zoo, a pond, a playground, a children’s library and a traditional cafe!
Shopping
Prada Hellas Sole Shareholder Co. Ltd
17 Voukourestiou
DIOR Athens
18 Voukourestiou
Louis Vuitton
St Voukourestiou
Massimo Dutti
29 Ermou
Zara
47 Ermou
ZARA
59 Stadiou
H&M
H&M
11 Ermou
Notos Galleries - Αthens
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Golden Hall
37A Leof. Kifisias
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The Mall Athens
35 Andrea Papandreou
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Attica
9 Panepistimiou
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Essentials
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ΣΚΛΑΒΕΝΙΤΗΣ
72 N. Dimitrakopoulou
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Pharmacy
69 Dimitrakopoulou