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Athens
03
02
2023
Artists’ strike closes theaters, music schools

More than 2,000 people took part in the demonstration, on the second day of a 48-hour strike to protest changes in a government labor qualification system used to set wage scales ...

Artists’ strike closes theaters, music schools

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25
01
2023
Ships to stay docked in Greece on Feb. 8-10

The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) is demanding the immediate negotiation and signing of new collective labor agreements for 2023, among other issues. More informati...

Ships to stay docked in Greece on Feb. 8-10
Athens
24
01
2023
Athens takes over the presidency of Balkan Cities Network

Opening the relevant event at the municipality's 'Technopolis' centre in the district of Gazi, Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis said: "[This is] a remarkable exampl...

Athens takes over the presidency of Balkan Cities Network
Athens
16
01
2023
Traffic restrictions for funeral of ex-king Constantine on Monday

No cars will be allowed on Mitropoleos street, on Aiolou Street between Adrianou Street and Ermou Street, on Ermou Street between Aiolou Street and Athinas Street, the police said...

Traffic restrictions for funeral of ex-king Constantine on Monday

Museums of Athens

Get an overview of the most important museums in the city.

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Athens
16
01
2023
Upgraded and new office and hotel projects to change the urban profile of Athens, Piraeus

Grivalia Hospitality Investing in viable and sustainable practices is a key principle to highlight the local character and to protect an area's identity, says Deputy CEO Na...

Upgraded and new office and hotel projects to change the urban profile of Athens, Piraeus
Athens
15
01
2023
Athenian homeless receive basic essentials for winter

His support to homeless shows the Municipality of Athens who through the Reception and Solidarity Center (K.Y.A.D.A.) and in collaboration with E.A.T.A. launched a major action to...

Athenian homeless receive basic essentials for winter
Athens
10
01
2023
Winning entry for New National Archaeological Museum is announced

The committee was set up in April 2022 for the New National Archaeological Museum, and also includes an upgrade of the old museum, a subterranean extension, and its link with the ...

Winning entry for New National Archaeological Museum is announced

Recommended Gastronomy Venues in Athens

The Greco's Project (Grill House)

"The Greco's project" offers mediterranean cuisine with an extensive menu ranging from traditional meat dishes, fresh salads, appetizers and vegetarian choices. more

Dionysos Zonars (Restaurant)

Considered a landmark venue, it is globally well known as the cafe & restaurant providing a panoramic view of the sacred rock of the Acropolis and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Herodion). It combines a prime location with stylish renovated space and more

360 Cocktail Bar

360 Cocktail Bar is a breathtaking cocktail bar located directly on Monastiraki Square - in the corner building of Ifaistou Street. Go upstairs and enjoy a drink from a list of 70 inspiring cocktails, with the suplement of the Monastiraki Square and more

Athens
09
01
2023
Winter sales to start on Monday, continue until February 28

The head of the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and of the Regional Chambers' Council of Attica Vassilis Korkidis said the retail sector expects to see lively interes...

Winter sales to start on Monday, continue until February 28
Athens
06
01
2023
Food delicacies from fire-stricken Evia island on display at Syntagma metro station

The 3-day mini food expo aims to showcase to Athenians the broad selection of foods produced at two of North Evia's municipalities that were most heavily afflicted by the wild...

Food delicacies from fire-stricken Evia island on display at Syntagma metro station
Athens
04
01
2023
Tender for extension of Athens metro to Ilion is announced

According to the tender specifications, the cost with VAT is 682 million euros, and the bid will be awarded by the Attiko Metro company. It is expected to take nearly 5 years t...

Tender for extension of Athens metro to Ilion is announced
Athens
01
01
2023
Athens welcomed 2023 with a spectacular show

A few minutes before the New Year, Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis took to the stage, where they all counted down to the first second of 2023. Kostas Bakoyannis wished Happy Birthday, ...

Athens welcomed 2023 with a spectacular show
Athens
31
12
2022
Athens to welcome 2023 with live music and DJs at Syntagma square and Varvakeios market

Festivities at Syntagma Square will start at 22:30, where Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyiannis will perform the traditional countdown to the New Year on midnight, alongside TV personal...

Athens to welcome 2023 with live music and DJs at Syntagma square and Varvakeios market
Athens
31
12
2022
Metro and tram to close at 23:00 today (New Year's Eve)

The last train of line 1 will depart from Piraeus to Kifissia and from Kifissia to Piraeus at 22:20, and the last trains of lines 2 and 3 will depart from Anthoupoli to Elliniko a...

Metro and tram to close at 23:00 today (New Year's Eve)

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