During the 19th century, tuberculosis decimated young and old, rich and poor. The romantic writers of the last century give us an almost fictional image through their literature about the illness which was considered as the "illness of senior and noble parts of human existence."
08/10/2018

ARZIA CECCOLI

During the 19th century, tuberculosis decimated young and old, rich and poor. The romantic writers of the last century give us an almost fictional image through their literature about the illness which was considered as the "illness of senior and noble parts of human existence."
08/10/2018

Villa Galini

On the coastal road of Poros, between Mikro Neorion and Aspros Gatos (White Cat), you can see a red house. Villa Galini is an elegant neoclassical villa that hosted writers and artists. The house was designed by the Olympic medalist and significant Greek architect Anastasios Metaxas. Metaxas was the architect who restored the Panathenaic Stadium. He designed the Benaki Museum, Syngrou hospital and other famous buildings of Athens.
06/11/2017

Zappeion

Located next to the National Gardens, the Zappeion Mansion, or simply, ‘Zappeion’, as it is called by the locals, is one of the most impressive and important historical buildings in Athens.
06/11/2017

Weiler Building

Located on the pedestrian street across from the New Acropolis Museum the Weiller Building was designed and built in 1836,to house the Army Hospital.
06/11/2017

Vouros-Eftaxias Residence

The twin building complex on Paparrigopoulou street, in Klafthmonos square, housing the Museum of the City of Athens comprises the Dekozi-Vouros and the Eftaxias Residences.
06/11/2017

Villa Kazoulis

Built in early last century, and based on designs of an unidentified architect, the Villa Kazoulis is one of the most characteristic buildings in Athens.
06/11/2017

University Club

At the corner of Akadimias and Ippokratous Streets, a compact, six-storey building has been home to the University Club for more than 80 years.
06/11/2017

The University of Athens

Founded in 1839, the University of Athens was built from the designs of Christian Hanssen.
06/11/2017

The Old Palace, the Hellenic Parliament

The imposing, minimalistic building now housing the Hellenic Parliament was the Royal Palace until 1909, when it was damaged by a fire.