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Make sure you come when it's hot so you can enjoy the swimming pool Car is a must. And so we did, really! Who number one priority is that you feel satisfied with absolutely everything. She will always be there for you if you need any assistance. And if you are in need of privacy this place is perfect for you.
The house is so nice with a lovely garden and a little outdoor place where you can sit down and eat or have a coffee just in front of the big pool. You can take a swim there in the pool or do a 3 minutes walk to several beaches to pick from. You have a lot of nice restaurants close in the area, were they have really good greek food.
And the greek riviera is astonishing! This was the best place and Maria and George were the best hosts! We will absolutely come back soon again! The beach is very nice and clean 5 minutes from the housse the housse and pool was exactly same than the photos. Sounion is at 15 minutes by car. The house is located less than yards from a safe sandy beach with shallow water perfect for children, and plenty of fish to see if you bring a snorkel!
The bedrooms and bathrooms are off a corridor which also houses the efficient air conditioning unit. Rest assured, if it's hot, you'll still be able to sleep!
The bathroom was sparkling clean and an especially nice touch was the basket of toiletries on the side in case you'd forgotten any essentials. Maria and George were delightful hosts, caring and solicitous without being intrusive. Ask them to show you the local tavern, which had stunning views of the sunset from beneath a canopy of vines.
Maria was kind enough to treat us to some of her home made moussaka-wonderful! Nothing was too much trouble and we felt so welcome. The location is just fantastic-you're about 40 mins from the outskirts of Athens, we found it easy to drive in to the outskirts, park at Flisvos Marina and catch a taxi into the city centre — 6 Euro approx. The attractions of Athens are well covered elsewhere so I won't spend too much time on them here, but Athens is very accessible from the house.
Locally, you've got one of the world's top locations for water sports on your doorstep at Anavissos. Club Kouros offers windsurfing lessons at 30 euros for a one hour lesson, or euros for ten lessons. The instructors are super helpful and friendly and our children aged 11 and 13 were up on the boards with sails up, windsurfing, well before the end of the first lesson. Our eldest had four lessons and was tacking. Pop in to see them at the shop and we found you could usually book onto a lesson for later that day or the next day, an added bonus is that there is a lovely beach bar here where you can sit up on the terrace enjoying a cappuccino fredo whilst watching the bay.
The beach here is also covered with sunbeds complete with umbrellas which you can use completely free of charge-with a drinks bar right on the beach if you fancy a cooling bottle of water. We did a couple of trips- the site of the battle of Marathon is about an hour away and was atmospheric and well worth the trip.
The monument has had a long and varied history. Ina Capuchin monastery was founded here. InCapu- chins bought the monument. Lord Byron stayed at the mona- stery in his second visit to Greece.
In the gardens the cul- tivation of the tomato, hitherto unknown in Greece, was intro- duced. It was built in the mid 19th centu- ry by the renowned builders of the Aegean island of Anafi, who were invited to con- struct the palace of the first king of the Hellenes, Otto page Feeling nos- talgic for their birth- place in their long stay in Athens they recreated it in the upper area of Plaka.
They built small, whitewashed hous- es, reproducing the architectural style of their village. We recom- mend that you visit Anafiotika, the neighbourhood of the Anafiotes, a unique, charming area. The building housing the Museum of Athens, located at Tholou Str, was for- merly the resi- dence of the archi- tect Kleanthis Subsequently it housed the first University of Athens A multitude of the labyrinthine alleys of the Plaka lead to the Anafiotika and the peripheral footpath of the Acropolis.
On the square are sever- al cafes. In the colourful Dimo- pratiriou Square nearby you will find tavernas with traditional Greek food. Ermou Str was one of the first streets paved by Kleanthis and Schaubert. It is one of the best areas for shopping in the capital. You will find a vari- ety of silver, among others, candle holders, bowls, vases and jewellery, often hand-made goods produced in Greece, in shops at Lekka Str, which con- nects Perikleous Str and Kolokotroni Str, and the nearby arcades.
Also, in the pictur- esque Evangelistrias and Ayiou Markou Streets, there are many shops selling clothing and shoes at very reasonable prices. Designed in per- spective of the Acropolis Rock, it was one of the first main roads con- structed in modern Athens and has a multitude of impor- tant architectural ex- amples of 19th cen- tury and early 20th century styles. Noisy and busy most of the time, Athinas Ermou Street and in the background the Greek Parliament.
On the right is Ayios Eleftherios chapel. Next to the platforms, in a spe- cially formed space of sq. It is visible even from the square, through the archaeolog- ical excavation pit. Here you will find a wide range of rare furniture, antiques and the copies of an- tiques, and a variety of used items. Moreover, you will find old wardrobes, bookcases, frames, mirrors, antique office tables, tables, gramophone records and musical instru- ments.
Come early if you want to shop. Noon is the best time to come if you want to take a look around. You can have a glass of Greek wine or ouzo with Greek snacks - called mezedes - in one of the small shops of the square, and ob- serve the bustle of the bazaar.
In the neoclassical one-floor or two- floor buildings are shops with traditional items, and antique shops. Street-sellers sell their ware here Sundays.
In the area, with the smaller or larger labyrinthine streets, are more than 2, shops selling a wide range of products. Pedestrian zones have been es- tablished. The historic commer- cial centre is a rather quiet area, with a multitude of cafes, small bars and modern restaurants. The build- ings on the street are built in the neoclassical style.
The Metropolis Athens Cathedral, You can enjoy a cafe or a meal at Adrianou Street with a view of the Ancient Agora and the Acropolis. There are a total of 73 food stalls meat market, fish market, vegetable market and groceries in the interior and exterior sections. The market is covered with a glass and metal roof and has sym- metrical windows. You will find here small restaurants eating-houses with fresh food, at- tracting Athenians especially after midnight.
There is a small grove on the square Varvakeios Square across the street. You will find here a multitude of shops selling spices, sweets, nuts, cof- fee, and traditional oriental products. At the cross- roads of Aiolou Str and Sophocleous Str is the newly constructed Administration Building of the National Bank of Greeceone of the most important modern architectural sights of Athens.
The building was de- signed by Greek architects, with the collaboration of the fa- mous architect M. On the ground floor you will find a restored sec- tion of the ancient Acharnai road. As you head towards Plaka you will see two marvellous churches, which are well worth a visit: Ayia Eirini, which was the first Cathedral of Athens, is located at a picturesque square, where one can find a flower market and many small cafes.
A detail of the central entrance of the G. Stavrou mansion Kotzia Square. In the arcades of the old market most of the shops sell groceries. The fragrance of foods, fruits, herbs and nuts per- vades the air. The street has the charm of the bazaars of the East.
Athens Town Hall Athinas Str 63 was constructed in in a strictly neoclassical style. Origin- ally a two-floor building, in a floor was added and the building was modified due to the increased space require- ments of the Municipality.
In the interior you will find the paintings of known Greek paint- ers of the 19th century, and frescoes of F. Kontoglou with representations of mythological and historic themes You will find a large oil painting depicting the Apostle Paul teaching the Athenians Christian religion in the Municipal Council hall. In the reception room 1st flooryou will find in special glass-show- cases, small terra cotta figures representing all the mayors of Athens.
In the vicinity of the municipality is an attractive, small square, Theatrou Square. The eclectic style Melas Mansion Ern.
The central hall is covered with a glass roof. In the perimeter are Doric and Ionian style colonnades. The building, formerly the resi- dence of V. In the eastern side of the square is a renais- sance style building, the G.
Stavrou Mansion, housing services of the National Bank of Greece. A section of the Acharnic Gate of the Themisto- cleian walls was uncovered and is exhibited in the northeastern section of the square. The Athens Town Hall. Kolokotroni Square a small square, with the National Historical Museum and the impressive statue of the hero of the Greek Revo- lution Th.
Kolo- kotronis on horseback L. Sohos, at its centre. Opposite the square Stadiou Str 8 is the dilapidated Douila Residence, one of the oldest buildings of the modern city, the work of Chr. National Historical Museum This impressive neoclassical construction was built during the period according to the plans of Fr.
Boulanger, which were later modified by the Greek architect P. Up until the build- ing constituted the seat of the Greek Parliament and for this reason it is called Old Parliament. Since it houses the collections of the National Historical Museum for the museum collections, page The old Athens Stock Exchange mansion The statue of Th.
Kolokotronis before the building of the National Historical Museum. It was built on a river bed. It was formerly called Feidiou Str and Akakiou Str. There was a plan to extend the street to the Panathenaean Stadium — which was never put into action — hence the name Stadiou. One of the first pub- lic mansions raised in the mod- ern cityit is built in the neoclassical style. It houses two cinemas, among the oldest of Athens, which have recently been renovated.
Karytsi Square is a small square, named after the church at its centre. The ele- gant church built by L. Kaftan- tzoglou was built at the site of an older church where the Athe- nians in January selected a deputation to welcome the new king Otto in Nauplion.
They opened cottage industries and workshops, which have given the neigh- bourhood a distinctive character. In the early s, following a series of construction works, the neighbourhood be- came a popular nightlife and residential area.
Iroon square, the cen- tral square, is good place for you to start your walk. Two-storey neoclassical building at Iroon Square Psyri. The Kerameikos neighbourhood lies around the archaeological site. It is a busy neighbourhood, espe- cially in the night. You will find on its narrow alleys a multitude of cafes, small bars, clubs, restaurants, ouzo-restaurants, and taverns with live Greek music, the- atres, galleries, art galleries, and an- tique shops.
Distinctive decorative motif on an old building of the historical centre of Athens. Marble fountain The marble fountain, located at Metaxourgeio Square, was built in the 19th century. It was transported here from Dimopratiriou Square. You will find here small theatres in historic build- ings.
Take note of the small, neoclassi- cal one-storey and two-storey houses with balconies, balusters, and ornate front doors. At the crossroads of Yiatrakou Str and Germanikou Str, you will find a small colourful square Avdis Squarewith cafes, bars and a playground. The Peloponnese Railway Station Starting at Karaiskaki Square, take a turn at Diliyianni Str, and you will arrive at this colourful building, built inwith an architectural design combining the neoclassical, central European and Art Nouveau styles.
The railway sta- tion serving railway lines to the Peloponnese is a copy in a reduced scale of the Constantinople railway station, reflecting the European archi- tectural trends of the 19th cen- tury. Opposite the Peloponnese Railway Station is the Larissis Railway Station serving railway lines to central and northern Greecebuilt inin the neoclassical style, and later re- constructed. Although the area has been rebuilt, the neighbour- hood maintains its distinct, his- toric character.
The marble fountain at Metaxourgeio Square. Located in western Athens, it is the third square of the city, in accordance with the Kleanthis- Schaubert urban plan.
It has to a large extent maintained the colour of a historic Athens neighbourhood. You will find cafes, bars and luxury restau- rants, popular among Athenians, in a multitude of old, picturesque buildings. In the area, one can choose be- tween different theatres and theatrical scenes.
The name is derived from a silk fabric manu- facture factory, which closed in The building still stands on Meg. Alexandrou Str, between Mylerou Str and Giatrakou Str and is undergoing renovation in order to house the municipal Art Gallery and different cultur- al events.
On the one side of Achilleos Str facing Piraeus Str is the old section, and on the other side facing Lenorman Stris the new section. The new section, which has been reconstructed, has not main- tained the historic character of the neighbourhood, while in the old section a number of buildings constructed in the traditional style have been pre- served.
In the area, a multitude of small restaurants-bars, and cafes are in operation serving traditional oriental drinks, sweets, and food. It produced lighting gas for the city. Formerly in the area were, among others, wood work- shops, foundries, machine-works, garages, restaurants, barbers shops, medical centre. The Gas works, a scheduled building, is the only one of its kind in Europe.
The buildings have un- adorned, neoclassical masonry, a varnished, wooden roof with skylights, covered with Byzantine or French style tiles and sheet- iron. The new Acropolis Museum It is one of the most important contemporary works of archi- tecture in Athens. Its construc- tion, designed by architects B. Fotiadis was completed in Stand- ing only m away from the Acropolis, its total area covers 21, sq. It is made of steel, glass and con- crete; it uses natural light effi- ciently so that its 4, exhibits would show off.
The last level The Parthenon room has the dimensions and the direction of the Parthenon and it has been rotated by 23 degrees in relation to the rest of the build- ing so that the visitor would have an immediate view of the monument.
The surrounding area, visible from the glass floor of the ground level, func- tions as an open-air museum- excavation. The main entrance is on Dionyssiou Areopagitou Street page 6. In addition, the imposing Weiller building stands in the vicinity. Having been built by German architect W. Von Weiller, it combines Byzantine style masonry and neoclassical decorative patterns.
External view of the Acropolis Museum. The neo- classical houses, and the newer buildings, especially buildings built in the interwar eraare charming. Makriyianni is one of the most elegant neighbour- hoods of the city. Gali Str, Mouson Str. View of the archaeological excavation at the entrance of the Acropolis Museum. Several examples of working- class urban architecture are preserved, among others, one- storey and two storey houses.
Dora Stratou Theatre is located west of the hill ancient Amphitheatre. You can see performances of Greek folk dances by the Dora Stratou dance group. Dora Stratou dedicated her life to the research and preservation of Greek folk art. The group, houses and public mansions.
Have a drink at one of the out- door cafes at Thission Square at Apostolou Pavlou Strand enjoy a unique view of the Acropolis and the Ancient Agora area. Irakleidon Str is the central pedestrian zone of the area, with attractive neo- classical buildings. Here, and at Akamantos Str, which is parallel to Irakleidon Str, you will find a multitude of cafes and bars, open all day.
Moreover, in the nearby pedestrian zone at Eptahalkou Str you will find tra- ditional tavernas with Mediterranean cuisine. National Observatory the oldest research institution of Greece and the Balkans, was founded in The building of the Observatory at Nymphon hill which took its name from the sanctuary with the same name that stood there in antiq- uityopposite the Acropolis and the Ancient Agora, was de- signed by Th.
It is an attractive neoclassical building. The building is cruciform, fac- ing the four compass points. The dome of the National Observatory, the highest point of Nymphon Hill. Pavlou Street in the vicinity of the Thissio. Mercouri Square is a colourful square, with small cafes, and traditional tavernas, in the nearby streets. Stone-built houses An attractive, small neighbour- hood -in the area of Apolloniou Str and Troon Str- with stone- built houses, of the post-war periodexuding the atmos- phere of a mountain village, is being redeveloped.
A traditional neighbourhood with a multi- tude of charming neoclassical The dance group comprises of 75 dancers, musicians and singers. Located at Kolonaki are some of the best-known fashion companies. In the north-western side, sculpted in- to the rock, lies the original cha- pel, with a posterior dome and frescoes of the 13th century. Thissio Park is the north-western section of the Ancient Agora archaeologi- cal site.
It was planted with trees in and ornamental plants in Formerly it was the area where Athenians cele- brated Easter. Poulopoulos Hat-factory 66, Iraklidon Str is a noteworthy industrial building with interesting ma- sonry and a tiled roof. The building, an important land- mark that housed a hat-factory many years, is a scheduled building. The renovated platforms of the Thission metro station, one of the oldest stations of the network.
The popular cafes of Thissio Square offer an unobstructed view of the Ancient Agora and of the Acropolis. Skoufa Str is the central street of Kolonaki, with interesting neo- classical and art deco style buildings. Along the street from the Kolonaki square to- wards Neapolione would find many shopping centres, con- temporary cafes, and small bars with a distinct air, particularly popular all day long.
Domina- ting the square is the Dragoumis Mansiona private resi- dence, which for- merly accommo- dated the Brazilian Embassy. Voukourestiou Str distinctive Athens road, it con- nects the foot of Lycabettus hill with Syntagma Square.
In the pedestrian zone linking Academias Str to Panepistimiou Stryou will find a multitude of attractive cafes and bars. Marasleio An impressive neoclassical building at the crossroads of Marasli Str and Spefsipou Strit is the work of architect D. Taxiarhes the church of the Petraki Monastery in Kolonaki, page A view of Kolonaki from the foot of Lycabettus hill.
A series of steps lead to the top. It was named after the old column the Greek for small col- umn is kolonakiin the centre of Kolonaki Square. In Kolonaki you will find parks and attrac- tive buildings, built predomi- nantly in the neoclassical and modernist architectural style, lending the area a distinguished character. You will find here the most expensive commercial shops, popular cafes and mod- ern bars, and luxury restau- rants. Modern Athenians and foreign visitors enjoy a break at one of the cafes, eating, drinking cof- fee and chatting.
Dexamenis Square is a small square, which serves as a local recreation ground. It was the meeting place of intellectuals in the 20th century. A traditional silver bracelet 19th centuryfrom the Eastern Thrace region Benaki Museum.
Tsakalof Street, one of the central roads of Kolonaki, with a multitude of cafes and commercial shops, is a busy street. In Kolonaki you will find the most fash- ionable boutiques, with high cou- ture items produced by Greek and international designers, among others, shoes, and leather goods, toys, old furniture, jewellery, house ware.
At Voukourestiou Str and the surrounding area - in the vicinity of Syntagma Square - you will find world-famous Greek jewellers, bookshops specialising in foreign language editions, and major gal- leries exhibiting the works of Greek painters and sculptors. You will find fash- ionable cafes and small restaurants located here. The square is busy around the clock. At the kiosks you will find miscella- neous items, among others souvenirs, newspapers, and foreign magazines.
The building was constructed from to During his reign, two successive fires destroyed the building, making it unsuitable for use as a royal residence. In the government decided to situate Parliament in the building. Reconstruction work was completed in The in- terior was redesigned by archi- tect A. In Parliament you will find national treasures, such as the first Greek Constitution, and a multitude of valuable paintings.
The library is worth a visit. Monument of the Unknown Soldier Built fromin front of Parliament, it is a sculpted depiction of a slain soldier the work of sculptor K. Commemorated on the marble wall surrounding the monument are the greatest battles of the Greek army pos- terior to Greek and visit- ing officials lay a wreath at the monument on national holi- days. The monument is guard- ed around the clock by two se- lect troops, called Evzones, who wear the traditional uniform.
The ceremony of the changing of the guard, which takes place every hour, is worth seeing, es- pecially on Sunday morning 11 a. In the building was expand- ed. The name of the square is derived from an uprising on 3 Septemberof the people and the guard of Athens before the then Royal Palace building, what is now the Parliamentdemanding that King Otto grant a Consti- tution Syntagma means Consti- tution. Syntagma Square and Omonias Square are the two central locations of the city.
You should not be surprised The Greek Parliament dominating the east side of Syntagma Square. Hansen, it was con- structed from Moreover, art ex- hibitions and occasionally con- certs are held here. In the vicinity of the mansion are the statues of the Zappas brothers, who funded the construction of the building, and an attrac- tive park, where Athenians go for a walk, especially on Sundays.
One of a multitude of refreshment stands at the verdant National Garden. The building, designed as a pri- vate residence, was the work of Th. Renovated init accommodated a hotel. In the hotel was reconstruct- ed to meet increasing demand, and several floors were added to the structure.
In the building was completely reno- vated. The hotel is connected to major events of Greek histo- ry. A multitude of notables and celebrities visiting Athens stayed here. Ancient aqueduct A section of the ancient ceme- tery and Peisitstratos aqueduct, unearthed in the northeastern section of the square, is dis- played in an outdoor, covered area.
Philellinon Str is a prolongation of Stadiou Str. You will find here attractive neoclassical buildings and, at the crossroads of Philellinon Str, Xenofontos Str and Souri Str, the Sotira Lykodimou church page 24 and the Anglican church of Saint Paulthe work of Ch.Athens Beach
Hansen, with elements of Gothic style and cruciform shape. An ele- gant street with stately neoclas- sical and modernist buildings, it is located in the vicinity of the National Garden. As you as- cend towards Syntagma Square, you will have a view of Parliament and, in the distance, Licabettus Hill.
It has a total area ofm2. Some five hundred differ- ent kinds of plants, bushes and trees from various locations around the world are grown here in total, it has 7, trees and 40, bushes. At the same time, it comprises an im- portant natural life reserve in Athens as many different species of birds, hedge- hogs,turtles, ducks and even bats are gathered here.
The National Garden - which was formerly the palace garden - was laid out from There are six entrances: Filippotis, — gymnast V.
Yiannoulis posed for the work — and the Statue of G. Karaiskakis, a bronze monumental sculpture 4. Tombrosde- picting a hero of the Greek rev- olution on horseback. The petal shaped stadium is located facing the National Garden.
In BC a stadium made of wood was built at this location. Herodes Atticus constructed a marble construction, which was the model for the construction of the stadium that stands to- day. It was used as a space for athletic competitions, which took place during the Panathenaean festival page The stadium that stands to- day has a capacity of approx. It was built in and it was the venue of the first Olympic Games in modern history Surrounding the stadi- um is the wooded Ardittos Hill, where local residents go for a walk.
The area is located in the vicinity of the old palace now the Presidential Mansion. Presidential Mansion Irodou Attikou Str The former Royal palace, three storeyed, bear- ing profound neoclassical and elite elementsde- signed by the architect Ern.
Formerly it was used as the residence of the princes- heirs to the Hellenic Royal Crown, later as a palace, and in as the official residence of the President of the Hellenic Republic. It is surrounded by an attractive 6 acre garden. The mansion is guarded by Evzones, wearing a distinctive uniform. Maximou Mansion Irodou Attikou Str the official residence of the re- spective Greek prime minister, it was designed in by Ant.
The mansion was constructed fol- lowing the death of Helmis, by his wife, and her new hus- band D. It has a small garden. The dome of the atrium at Zappeion Mansion, with the two-storey stoa. Eight pairs of Corinthian columns can be seen on its forefront.
It was named after the Metz brewery that was located in the area, and for a long time it was a popular recreational area. Today it is a quiet residen- tial area, en- compassed by the Ardittou hill and the 1st Cemetery along the Loginou Str pedestrian zone. In the central road of the area, M. Mousourou Str, are cafes. Worth seeing are other distinctive roads of the neighbourhood among others, Nik.
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You will find here cafes, traditional tavernas and luxury restaurants. You can return to the Panathenaikon Stadium via Agras Str. Several important per- sonalities of modern Greece have been laid to rest here among others, politi- cians, scientistsartists, religious leaders etc. The foundation of the cemetery coincided with the foundation of the modern Greek state.
It is basically an One faces the grandstand and the other faces the track.
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The most famous sculpture of modern Greek art, made by Y. Halepas infor the grave of S. The grandest monument of the ceme- tery, built by the sculptors G. The remains of the national benefactor are here. The tomb monument of the German archaeologist who discovered ancient Troy, made by Ern.
It is shaped like a church. On the groundwork are sculpted depictions of the Trojan Cycle. Built in the renaissance style, it re- calls the Mausoleum of Lawrence of Medici in Florence. A remarkable tombstone sculpture by G. Vitsarison the tomb of N. The Panathenaikon Kallimarmaro Stadium. Mount Penteli pageand took a large rock with the purpose of placing it on the ex- isting rock.
As she transported the rock, two black birds ap- proached her, bringing her bad news regarding something she had to take care of immediate- ly. In her rage and haste, the rock fell in the centre of Athens.
The rock, which is metres high, is located in the centre of Athens. In ancient times the hill was covered by lush vegetation and on its top stood a temple dedicated to Zeus. By the time Athens was liberated from the Turkish oc- cupation, Lycabettus Hill had no trees at all. Reforestation started in and was com- pleted in The view of the city: You will also enjoy walking along narrow paths all the way to the top of the hill.
The view of the city and the Acropolis from the top of Lycabettus Hill is unique! According to mytholo- gy, goddess Athena wanted her temple in Acropolis to be closer to heaven. One stormy night she went to Walking on the footpaths of Lycabettus Hill is a pleasure. Tour of Athens, Stage 8: Following the renovation works, the neighbourhood attracted a new generation of residents.
Exarhia Square is the central square of the neighbourhood. It is a busy square, with a vivid night life. You will find here a multitude of cafes and small, trendy bars and two open-air cinemas,offering unique entertainment in the summer.
A detail of the balcony of a neo- classical house in Exarhia. Zenetos at the site of an old mine following the recommen- dation of the Greek actress A. Synodinou, for performances of ancient drama. It has a ca- pacity of 3, In summer cul- tural events are staged here, at- tracting music and theatre fans.
If you want to go by car, there is only one road leading to the top of the hill. If you want to walk there are a multitude of footpaths. You may also use the funicular, which operates daily from the crossroads of Aristippou Str and Ploutarchou Str Kolonaki. Neapoli and Exarhia were developed in The first residents were mostly stu- dents. The area is situated near the University and the Poly- technic. Later it be- came a favourite residential neigh- bourhood of artists.
At Asklipiou is the remarkable neo- classical church of Ayios Nikolaos Pefkakion Facing Lycabettus Hill, is an area on a steep incline, with pedestrian zone, lined with trees and steps leading to the central roads among others, Solonos Str.
In the past few decades, a series of recon- struction works have consider- ably upgraded the area. Nowadays one will find here sport facilities, ouzo bars, an open-air theatre made of stone, and at the top you may enjoy a panoramic view of the city.
To get there, you take Kallidromiou Str, a beautiful street, with neoclassical man- sions and small popular cafes and bars, from Emm. Benaki Str to Deliyianni Str. Today it is one of the busiest roads, linking Syntagma Square with Omonia Square. On this broad avenue, a number of the most important, representative public buildings of Athens were built, unique landmarks of the city. It was the residence of the German ar- chaeologist and philhelene Hein. In it became the seat of the Supreme Court the highest penal court of the country.
It houses now the Nu- mismatic Museum page Archaeological Society Mansion A five-storey building, it is an exceptional example of late classicism. The entrance is dec- orated with ionic columns. Catholic Church of Ayios Dionyssios Panepistimiou Avenue and Omirou Str The three columned, cross-in- square style church was de- signed by the architects L. The portico in the western side has five cylindrical arches it is located at the crossroads of Panepistimiou Avenue and Omirou Str.
The catholic church of Ayios Dionyssios Panepistimiou Street. The royal stables were formerly located here.
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In the centre is an arcade with shops. Iliou Melathron 12, Panepistimiou Str is one of the most attractive neoclassical buildings of Athens. It was reconstructed in by Ern. Ziller in the neo- The Academy is thought to be a prime example of Greek architectural style.
The University of Athens was designed by Ch. Hansen, the elder of the Hansen brothers. Worth seeing are the fountain in the court, the circular stairway and the multicoloured frescoes with classical themes designed by the Bavarian K. Rahldecorat- ing the walls, located behind the columns on the balcony. A remarkable building, planned byTh.
It is the largest library in the country, housing a unique Over the central entrance of the Athens University see right are the frescoes of the Bavarian K. Hansen and mod- ified by L. The foundations were laid in and the building was opened in The transactions halls recall the unadorned, stately atmosphere of the interwar period.
On either side of the Academy, are two wings decorated with friezes and a pair of high columns supporting the statues of Apollo and Athena, whereas at the front side of the building the visitors are welcomed by the statues of Plato and Socrates. The Academy was studied by Th. Hansen, the younger of the Hansen brothers.