The unknown stories of known buildings in Athens

They say that the history of a city is written in its buildings. The buildings are the witnesses of the events that took place in the history of a city. There are buildings in our city that we pass every day, stood there forever and are part of our daily lives. Have we ever thoughtContinue reading “The unknown stories of known buildings in Athens”

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”

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 ?”