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The 3 Hidden Neighbouring Treasures of Athens: Monastiraki, Thissio, Psirri

Set amidst the historical and commercial centers of Athens, these three neighbouring areas, Monastiraki, Thissio and Psiri, are a hidden treasure, waiting to be discovered by the visitor. A walk through each and every one of them will soon convince … Continue reading

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“Plaka” and “Makriyianni”: The most picturesque neighbourhoods of Athens

Discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Athens, by visiting these two neighbouring areas, the “Plaka” and “Makriyianni” (or “Makriyanni” or “Makrigianni”). Plaka, occupies the area right underneath the Acropolis, set among Syntagma sq., Monastiraki , the Ancient Agora … Continue reading

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Discover Athens in the Summer!

Whether on a short City break, or between airports and ports, to visit some of the famous Greek islands, a visitor should never forget the one and only truth about Athens: It has so much to offer! And you will … Continue reading

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National Garden of Athens

In a city, rich in history and landmarks like Athens, a garden could not be considered as a main attraction. Yet, a walk through this lovely Oasis of fresh air and cool shades, located in the very heart of Athens … Continue reading

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Evzones or Tsoliades

Evzones, or, as we Greeks like to call them, “Tsoliades”, are the pride of our army! If you join our Historical Athens Walking Tours, you will have the opportunity to see them guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, right … Continue reading

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Public Transportation in Athens

You are about to arrive in Athens and you are wondering how you will move in the city. Well, relax and get ready to enjoy your holidays! Everything is easy! Public transportation is well organized and user friendly. Just have … Continue reading

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How to use a Taxi in Athens

Like in all capitals of the world, there are plenty of taxis cruising the Athenian streets. However, it is important to be aware of a few things before one boards a taxi: All Athenian Taxis are yellow and carry the … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols in Greece

Christmas in Athens! Although Athens is not the typical Christmas destination can be surprisingly interesting for the guests who will decide to visit our city during the Christmas Holidays!

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Monastiraki and Flea Market of Athens

A visit to Athens cannot be complete without a visit to the Acropolis and its famous Parthenon. The “sacred rock” is the landmark of the city and one of the sights in the world that everybody should see once in his life. … Continue reading

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Carnival in Athens and Tsiknopempti

Greece is the country where two religions met and were also confronted. Paganism and Christianity. It is the place where Christianity was first acknowledged as the official religion of the country back in 313 AD. Paganism and its thousands of … Continue reading

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