Sightseeing

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Acropolis

Athens

The world-famous Acropolis, or Sacred Rock, is a fortified hill towering 156 meters high in the...

Adrianou Street

Athens

Most researchers agree that present-day Adrianou Street, generally has followed the same route...

Areopagus

Athens

The ancient Athenian Supreme Court once occupied this rocky hill. Judging cases from murder and...

Aretoussa’s Cave

Piraeus, South Suburbs

Descending 65 metres into the depths of a rocky hill in Kastella, visitors will find...

Athens Riviera

East Suburbs, South Suburbs

The Athens Riviera, Attica’s amazing coastline to the south of Athens, resembles the lacy edge...

Carnival Events

Poros

With a great concert, a parade of masked people and the well-established "hunt of the lost treasure"....

Christmas Events

Poros

The "Neighborhood of Christmas" awaits young and old residents and visitors every year at the...

Concert Hall

Athens

The Athens Concert Hall is a cultural complex originally founded in 1953 by the Friends of...

Dapia

Spetses

Dapia marks the centre of Spetses city and is the ideal starting point for the exploration....

Demosthenes

Poros

Antiquity’s most famed orator, Demosthenes was born in Athens in 384 B.C. and opposed Philip of...

Destroyer Velos

Palaio Faliro, South Suburbs

The Velos is a destroyer-class vessel that has seen action in many major events in modern Greek...

Egli Cinema

Athens

The Egli Cinema is perhaps the oldest cinema still in operation in Athens....

EKPAZ

Aegina

The Hellenic Wildlife Hospital (EKPAZ) is located in the Metochi area, 10 km from the city of...

ELIA

Athens

Founded in 1980, its primary purpose is the preservation and showcasing of 19th Century...

First Cemetery

Athens

It was created in 1834 on land outside of the city limits, although its first graves now lie...

Gazi Square

Athens

Gazi Square is a stylish touch of modernity that merges perfectly with the past....

George Seferis

Poros

George Seferis, a Nobel laureate poet and one of the most distinguished figures in modern Greek...

Hora of Kythera

Kythera & Antikythera

The capital of Kythera, or Hora as the locals call it, is a picturesque little town maintaining...

Hydra Island

Hydra

The picturesque town of Hydra, the capital and port of the island, has been declared a...

Ionic Centre

Athens

For more than two decades, the center has collaborated with foreign universities, creating...

Koumoundourou Islet

Piraeus, South Suburbs

The location of the last battle between General Archelaos of Pontus and the legions of the...

Lycabettus

Athens

Mount Lycabettus is the tallest hill in Athens, offering a panoramic view of the entire basin....

Metz

Athens

Known for inspiring romance, it has also been known as Pantremenadika, or the "Wedding Land"....

Municipal Library

North Suburbs

Free entranceThe Municipal Library of Pefki on Afroditi street 4 waw constructed in 2006 in the...

Old Harbour

Spetses

Located two kilometres east of Dapia, the shipyards are still active today....

Olive oil

Poros

The cultivation of olives is dating since ancient times, in the broader northeastern...

Omonia Square

Athens

Designed in the 1830s, Omonia Square quickly became one of the major squares in the city....

Omonia Station

Athens

Inaugurated in 1930, the current Omonia station replaced the original station, built in 1895,...

Otto’s Stables

Athens

This beautiful old Athenian building has served as a modern entertainment venue since 1991....

Philopappos hill

Athens

The hill was named after Philopappos, a Roman consul who loved Athens and grandson of Syrian...

Plaka

Athens

Just beneath the towering Acropolis, Plaka is surrounded by antiquities, Byzantine churches and...

Porosea

Poros

3-day sport event which includes swimming, cycling and running, in late May....

Siraggeio

Piraeus, South Suburbs

Siraggeio (or Paraskevas Cave) is believed to have been a sacred place dedicated to the local...

Spoon sweets

Poros

One of the most traditional products of Greece is considered to be the jam-like “Spoon sweets”....

Syntagma Square

Athens

The numbering of the streets in Athens starts from Syntagma and all distances to major Greek...

Tatoi

Athens

Just a stone’s throw away from the centre of Athens (approximately 30 minutes by car) you will...

The Discobole

Athens

The Discobole (Discus Thrower) won the Gold Medal for sculpture in the Paris Olympic Games of 1924....

The Orphanage

Aegina

Dating from 1828, the orphanage's planning and construction was undertaken by Th. Vallianos....

The Port of Piraeus

Piraeus, South Suburbs

Piraeus is home to the largest port in the eastern Mediterranean and has played a crucial role...

Thission Cinema

Athens

Rated by CNN as the best cinema in the world, Thission Cinema is the oldest summer cinema in Athens....

Thission Square

Athens

While Thission Square is not, strictly speaking, a square, it is definitely the place to be...

Thission Station

Athens

The Athens-Piraeus Electric Subway station in Thission is the oldest metro station in Athens,...

Thon Estate

Athens

The Thon Estate, named after the German courtesan of King George I, was built by Ernst Ziller...

Tobacco factory

Athens

The Public Tobacco Factory at 218 Lenorman Street occupies an entire city block, covering a...

Tumulus of Marathon

East Suburbs, Marathonas

The Tumulus of Marathon is the burial mound of the brave Athenian heroes who gave their lives...