Acropolis Museum (15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 11742) — this museum houses over 3,000 artifacts connected to the famed Acropolis site – making this the most significant sanctuary of the ancient city. Located in the historic Makriyianni district (southeast of the Rock of the Acropolis), this museum describes life on the Rock from ancient times […]
360 Cocktail Bar (Ifastou 2, Athens 10555) – this is one of Athens’ more popular rooftop bars. Its main attraction seems to be its views of the Acropolis and other Athenian sights. 360’s bartenders shake up cocktails and serve a delightfully extensive range of culinary offerings with intriguing names, like Rusty Rails, which is actually […]
Aeroplio Theatre (Topos Allou Theatre, 17 Kefallinias Street, Kipseli, Athens) – this is a theater for young people founded in 1985. It is a member of the International Theatre Institute and the Europe Interplay Festival for Young Playwrights. Aeroplio has participated in foreign theater festivals in Munich, Paris, Ankara, Helsinki, London, Chelmsford, Plovdiv, Augsburg, and […]
Athenian Capitol (Ioulianou and 3rd Septemvriou Street, Omonia, Athens) – this is an immense complex combining an array of retail, cultural, education and leisure outlets, including the Hellenic Motor Museum, a modern 200-seat auditorium, a 3D cinema, and a small oasis with plenty of green and fountains, restaurants and cafés.
A for Athens (2-4, Miaouli Str., Monastiraki, Athens) – this restaurant (located at the hotel of the same name) is an urban terrace, with the most stunning view to the Acropolis, Plaka and Monastiraki Square. “A for Athens” is an ideal place to have breakfast in the morning or enjoy cocktails at night. Also, its […]
Acropolis (Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 11742) – this is the famed ancient citadel located on a prominent plateaued rock high above the rest of the Greek capital (Athens). It contained the remains of several buildings of significance to Ancient Greek civilization, including the Parthenon. Another significant site within the Acropolis is the Temple of Athena […]
World travelers visiting Greece tend to be attracted to its history, which is extensive. Archaeological sites have found artifacts going as far back as the Paleolithic Age (approx. 120,000 – 10,000 BC). Buildings and burial sites going back to the Neolithic Age (approx. 7,000 – 3,000 BC) have been found at locations such as Thessaly […]