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Athens Local News

Athens
04
12
2022
Extension of Line 2 of the Metro to be auctioned in coming weeks

According to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, the auction of the project is expected to be held in the coming weeks. This project is part of the overall planning o...

Extension of Line 2 of the Metro to be auctioned in coming weeks

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Athens
03
12
2022
The "new" historic house of Maria Callas in Patision

The Municipality of Athens is taking the first important step for its restoration, by launching the tender for the implementation of the project at the beginning of the year throu...

The "new" historic house of Maria Callas in Patision
Athens
01
12
2022
Lighting of Athens' Christmas Tree this evening

The 21-meter-high Christmas tree, which travelled from the town of Karpenissi to Athens, will be illuminated by 5km of 40,000 small lights and is decorated by hundreds of balls an...

Lighting of Athens' Christmas Tree this evening
Athens
28
11
2022
New Athens metro Line 4 expected to 'significantly alter capital's transportation map', minister says

It will take 17 minutes to cover the distance from Galatsi (the northern suburb of Athens) to Goudi (a neighborhood northeast of Athens and next to Zografou). The line will serve ...

New Athens metro Line 4 expected to 'significantly alter capital's transportation map', minister says

Museums of Athens

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

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Athens
27
11
2022
SNFCC is once again transformed into the city’s most magical Christmas destination

Four impressive light installations created by prominent foreign and Greek artists are to be presented at Stavros Niarchos Park, rolling out the magic of the SNFCC Christmas world...

SNFCC is once again transformed into the city’s most magical Christmas destination
Athens
27
11
2022
Love Solidarity Death (L.S.D.) | The Callas

 20 years after first appearing on the scene, Aris and Lakis Ionas (The Callas) are taking over the Onassis Stegi Exhibition Hall -1 to present a hallucinatory exhibition suf...

Love Solidarity Death (L.S.D.) | The Callas
Athens
26
11
2022
New social and educational activities of the Acropolis Museum

For refugees and migrants, it has designed a special programme in which people with different cultural backgrounds and experiences become familiar with the history and culture of ...

New social and educational activities of the Acropolis Museum

Recommended Gastronomy Venues in Athens

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

Capanna Trattoria (Italian Restaurant)

This pizzeria / trattoria was designed with the starting point of experiencing outdoor dining. Therefore, when the weather is warm enough, the floor to ceiling windows can slide upwards allowing the restaurant to spill out onto the pavement - giving more

Blue Bamboo (Thai Restaurant)

Blue Bamboo is a famous Thai restaurant in Ano Petralona. The open kitchen offers fresh food and you can watch the Thai cook preparing the tasty dishes. These are marked by the level of spiciness, and the cocktails and desserts are also a dream. more

Athens
25
11
2022
The Acropolis becomes accessible to visually impaired people

The route was inaugurated today by the Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni, in the presence of the president of the Onassis Antonis Foundation S. Papadimitriou and the pre...

The Acropolis becomes accessible to visually impaired people
Athens
24
11
2022
Thanksgiving Day 2022 in Athens, Greece

Thanksgiving is known to Greeks mostly from movies. However, it is an established holiday throughout North America, and there are other countries and cultures with similar celebra...

Thanksgiving Day 2022 in Athens, Greece
Athens
21
11
2022
Hellenic Air Force Museum open to the public on Monday

In 1986 HAF founded the HAF Museum Organisation Bureau. In 1988 this was incorporated into the newly formed HAF History Service, whose mission was the gradual concen...

Hellenic Air Force Museum open to the public on Monday
Athens
18
11
2022
Greeks march to commemorate 1973 student uprising

The annual march to the embassy of the United States, which many Greeks accuse of supporting the 1967-1974 military dictatorship, often becomes a focal point for pro...

Greeks march to commemorate 1973 student uprising
Athens
17
11
2022
Demonstration Alert

In Athens, demonstrators are expected to converge on Syntagma Square from various points around the city and march up Vasilissis Sofias Avenue to the U.S. Embassy. I...

Demonstration Alert
Athens
15
11
2022
Polytechnic opens its doors to commemorate 49th anniversary of student uprising - traffic advisory

The NTUA Senate invites the university community, young people and all citizens to participate in the anniversary events. "On November 1973, the National Tec...

Polytechnic opens its doors to commemorate 49th anniversary of student uprising - traffic advisory

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