Aiolou Street – Walking through Athens’ history

Aiolou is one of the most historic and characteristic streets in Athens’ centre. A walk down this pedestrian street is like walking through the city’ s history and past. It starts near Omonoia square and ends in Plaka near the Roman market. Aiolou street, named after the ancient Greek god of winds, was designed byContinue reading “Aiolou Street – Walking through Athens’ history”

Kypseli : Catch the vibe of a changing city

Kypseli is a neighbourhood in central Athens and one of the oldest urban areas of the city. Kypseli until the beginning of the 20th century was a rural area with a few estates and country houses (Konstantinos Kanaris a hero of the Greek revolution lived here). In 1908 it was bounded and planned by the engineerContinue reading “Kypseli : Catch the vibe of a changing city”

Mets : Discover Athens most charming neighbourhood

Mets is a small neighbourhood, very close to all the main touristic attractions of the city center (it is a 10 minutes walk from Acropolis and just a few hundred meters from Kallimarmaro Stadium) but it is not touristic at all. It is located on Logginos hill and between Ardittos hill and the First CemeteryContinue reading “Mets : Discover Athens most charming neighbourhood”

Two new museums in Athens you must visit

Athens is a city with many interesting museums and some of them are among the most important museums in the  world, like the  Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Museum. However two new museums have begun operating in the city and they are willing to offer locals and visitors a whole new experience.Continue reading “Two new museums in Athens you must visit”

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides theContinue reading “10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis”

Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?

Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighbourhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighbourhood called Plaka. It lies in the north-east side of Acropolis. The first houses were illegally built during the reign of King Otto, at the second half of 19th century, when workers from the island of Anafi, which were considered the bestContinue reading “Is Anafiotika (still) Athens best kept secret ?”