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ATHENS NEWS

Museum revives historical figures in 3D
Museum revives historical figures in 3D

The institution, which is dedicated to the Greek capital’s modern history, is celebrating 50 years since its founding and launched a digital initiative on Wednesday aimed at making the visitor experience more interactive and entertaining, with holograms not just of Eutaxias, who lived in one of the buildings the...

Deputy Health Min. Agapidaki stresses AI impact on health sector
Deputy Health Min. Agapidaki stresses AI impact on health sector

 Agapidaki spoke at the presentation of the National Bioethics and Technoethics Committee's opinion on "Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Health in Greece." As she stated, artificial intelligence can be utilized for diagnosis/early prognosis, therapeutic choices, overall assessment of th...

Heavy rain and thunderstorms through the afternoon
Heavy rain and thunderstorms through the afternoon

General characteristics In the northern mainland and the Aegean, rains and sporadic storms strong in places until the morning hours. In the rest of the areas, a few clouds temporarily increasing with local rains until the afternoon. From the evening the weather improved throughout the country. Locally limited visib...

World champion Tentoglou: "I’ll quit long jump if rules change"
World champion Tentoglou: "I’ll quit long jump if rules change"

The amendment World Athletics is proposing involves introducing a take-off zone where jumps would be measured from an athlete’s take-off to landing position, getting rid of foul jumps to make the event more appealing to fans. “I consider long jump to be one of the hardest events because of the board and...

1st assessment of national participation in Barcelona MWC is positive
1st assessment of national participation in Barcelona MWC is positive

Awaiting the accounting data, according to the first estimates, the Greek participation, with a national stand, was one of the most successful in recent years with a very large number of visitors expressing their interest in the upgraded presence of our country. The country's 11th consecutive participation in t...

Tentoglou: "It could have gone much better if the match had been in the afternoon"
Tentoglou: "It could have gone much better if the match had been in the afternoon"

In the statements he made to ERT after the completion of the final, Tentoglou emphasized: "My match was a mess, not even my worst enemy to make a final in the morning. The worst. Very difficult, I really didn't feel like it. I was trying to activate myself. I was moving all the time, I had a good warm-up...

A year after Greece's worst train disaster, railway safety fears persist
A year after Greece's worst train disaster, railway safety fears persist

"Trains will resume operations with safety at the maximum possible level," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said weeks after the crash. One year on, however, crash experts and railway officials say little has been done to significantly improve train safety, despite mounting evidence that system deficien...

ATHENS GUIDE

Old Picture from Piraeus Port
Old Picture from Piraeus Port

Historical picture of Piraeus. It shows the port, which was already important for Athens in ancient times.

Nightlife in Monastiraki
Nightlife in Monastiraki

Consider this area the "mecca" of rooftop bars, due to its close proximity to the rock of the Acropolis and the magnificent views it extends. Afterward, pub hoppers are advised to continue-on to the next-door areas of Psiri and Gazi for more fun.

The Greek National Theater today
The Greek National Theater today

The National Theater finally became a legal entity governed by private lawʼ in 1994. Along with its new legal status, the National Theater has a new Director, Nikos Kourkoulos.

Vasilissis Amalias Avenue
Vasilissis Amalias Avenue

Vasilissis Amalias Avenue is rather small in length, stretches from the intersection of Eleftherios Venizelos Street (Panepistimiou) and Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, between Syntagma Square and the Parliament, to Vasilissis Olgas near the Hadrianʼs Arch.

Nightlife in Pagrati & Mets
Nightlife in Pagrati & Mets

Pagrati is a district that has been gaining popularity among the Athenian population for years. This is also noticeable in the area of nightlife. Many trendy bars are opening in the district, turning Pagrati into a lively suburban experience with diversity and personality.

Sightseeing on Agistri Island
Sightseeing on Agistri Island

One of the main attractions of the island is Cultural Center in Megalochori and also many beautiful churches: Agioi Anargyroi, Church of Zoodochos Pigi, the chapels of Agioi Pandes and Agioi Theodoroi, Virgin Mary at Metochi, Agia Varvara at Polemi, the Church of Agia Kiriaki and Agios Nikolaos, which is near Limenaria.

Atrina Center Tower
Atrina Center Tower

The Atrina Tower, located on Kifissias Avenue in Marousi, was built between 1977 and 1981. It is the fourth tallest building in Greece with a height of 80 meters, 20 floors and a large underground parking lot.

Sightseeing on Salamina Island
Sightseeing on Salamina Island

The most popular attractions of Salamia Island are the Folklore Museum and the library at the new town hall, The Archaeological Museum and the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni.

ATHENS LIFESTYLE

Gastronomy in Athens
Gastronomy in Athens

When recalling the Athens of many years ago, we remember a less outlandish manner of the life led then. The change in this situation can only be positive from a gastronomic point of view.

Nightlife in Athens
Nightlife in Athens

Athens by night is something that has made the city famous for many decades. For someone to be able to state that they know about going out in Athens, they must have visited dozens of the most well known venues in the valley and surrounding areas.

Shopping in Athens
Shopping in Athens

Like all major metropolitan areas, the City of Athens has much to offer visitors in the way of shopping. We panelled Greek consumers to discover their preferences and experiences with the international chains that operate in the country in recent years.

Sporting Activities in Athens
Sporting Activities in Athens

In the country that gave birth to the Olympic Games, there are a large number of stadiums, athletic clubs, training centers and sports courts - many of which host major international athletic events.

Wellness in Athens
Wellness in Athens

Taking care of oneself has become somewhat of a priority in Athens – a city that not only followed the trends of all other major metropolitan areas but might have possibly surpassed many of them.

Entertainment in Athens
Entertainment in Athens

Want to have fun? The cinema's and fun parks of Athens are definitely the places to check out when you just want to get away from it all.

Outdoor & Nature
Outdoor & Nature

Athens is a city of great outdoors with many activities and opportunities to enjoy nature and wildlife in a mild Mediterranean climate.

ATHENS EVENTS

Dimitra Marouda exhibition "Be a Good Girl"
Mar
04
Mon
Fotis Danalis exhibition "focus - LIFE"
Mar
04
Mon
Ath Dnb Unity W/ Cza (Uk) at Arch
Mar
02
Sat
RedRoom Nights
Mar
10
Sun
Mixer Latin Night
Mar
10
Sun
1550 at Roha's Live Stage
Mar
06
Wed
Everything is allowed (Ola Epitrepontai)
Mar
09
Sat

ATHENS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Jolie Môme Cocktail Bar

The most creative cocktails in the north of Athens are served at Jolie Môme Cocktail Bar. The professional staff creates small drinkable masterpieces in a unique atmosphere reminiscent of a Parisian bistro. more

Passepartout (Cafe & Bar)

Passepartout is a place to enjoy a night of fun in heart of Kolonaki. Reinforced with awesome classic cocktails (they also stock Arizona iced teas), finger food, cold plates and sweets. The funky lights, the red brick wall and the "hanging garden" by more

Loumidis (Coffee Roastery)

One of the most famous coffee grinders in Greece! The traditional brand "Loumidis" offers fresh Greek coffee since 1920. If you are lover of coffee, the mere smell will convince you of its quality. more

Elias Gi (Restaurant)

"Eleas Gi" is the title of a legendary Greek story of the honored "olive tree". Therefore, everything is cooked with extra virgin olive oil, which is always added at the end, so we as to offer the authenticity of the Greek cuisine where indisputably more

Coffee Island Athens

Supplying green beans from the best farms in the world, creation of blends, finding the ideal roasting curve, the ritual preparation of beverages, constant checking, measurements, design and set-up of a store, training staff of new and old stores and more

Roma Pizza

In 1972, the first "Roma Pizza" restaurant opened. The brand's unique taste and quality quickly became famous, and a franchise system was installed. There are now over 50 establishments in Greece and Cyprus with delivery service included. more

L' Atelier de Patisserie

Take a drive up the coast and visit this patisserie in Varkiza. Having a main focus on ice creams and their siblings as it is mainly a summer based location. One of their many specialties is sorbet making, using their vintage ice cream making machine more

Nike Store Athens

Located directly on Syntagma Square, at the beginning of Ermou Street, this modern, industrial-style store is owned by one of the world's largest sports equipment manufacturers - Nike. Find everything your heart desires from athletic footwear more

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