Gennadius Library

The Gennadius Library is located on Souidias Street in Kolonaki, opposite the American School of Classical Studies. Established in 1926 to house books donated by Greek diplomat and bibliophile Ioannis Gennadios, the collection today exceeds 120,000 titles, all related to the Greek history.

Its imposing entrance of white marble, designed in the Ionic order, is located within a large, well-kept garden planted with Mediterranean flora. With its study and research centre focusing on the history, art and literature of Greece, the Gennadios Library is an important cultural foundation with international prestige.

Information
Address: 61, Souidias St, Athens
Area: Athens
Phone: +302107210536
Website: ascsa.edu.gr
Transportation: Metro Blue Line (3): Evangelismos Station

More Architecture

Villa Galini

Poros

On the coastal road of Poros, between Mikro Neorion and Aspros Gatos (White Cat), you can see a...

ARZIA CECCOLI

Poros

During the 19th century, tuberculosis decimated young and old, rich and poor. The romantic...

Zappeion

Athens

Located next to the National Gardens, the Zappeion Mansion, or simply, ‘Zappeion’, as it is...