Friday, 29 September 2023

24 Listings in Squares

Agora Square, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece
Agora Square is located between Monastiraki and Plaka. It's a small square but miraculous. One can take a rest under the trees with a beverage at of the many cafeterias or have a Greek specialty in one of the surrounding restaurants and taverns. ...more
Lysicratous Square, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10558
Lysicratous Square is one of the oldest squares in Athens. Named after a much-admired sponsor of the arts in Ancient times, it is most well known as being the land upon which the famous Choragic Monument of Lysicrates. ...more
Nea Smyrni Square, Nea Smyrni, Attica, Greece 17124
The Nea Smyrni central square is one of the most recognized geographical spots in the area. It is one on the biggest squares in Greece. The Nea Smyrni Square's area is 20 acres along with the round pavement. It is a place of recreation and walks ...more
Agion Asomaton Square, Thissio, Athens, Attica, Greece
This petite square, Agion Asomaton, has a church with the same name on it and is also found on Ermou Street, just a few meters from the Thissio Metro Station. ...more
Klafthmonos Square, Platia Klafthmonos, Athens, Attica, Greece 10561
The name “Klafthmonos” came after a report of a magazine because in that particular area, dismissed officials that used to work in the public sector would gather and protest against the every new re-elected government for corruption issues. ...more
Mitropoleos Square, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10556
The Mitropoleos Square is 350 meters from Syntagma Square on the street named after it. That is, naturally, where the impressive Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens is found – as well as the demure Agios Eleftherios church (Panagia Gorgoepikoos). ...more
Platia Jaqueline de Romilly, Thissio, Athens, Attica, Greece
This is the main square of Thissio district. Jaqueline de Romilly was a Greek and French female philologist that was known for her great admiration of the Ancient Greek culture. ...more
Omonoia Square, Omonoia, Athens, Attica, Greece 10431
Omonoia Square is theoretically the center of the City of Athens, with heavy traffic and a common meeting spot. The square's traffic route from the 19th century until 1998 once more fully circumvented the center with six streets, of which five also ...more
Exarchia Square, Exarcheia, Athens, Attica, Greece
The often ill reputed square of Exarchia, just ten minutes away from the center, has become, today, a lovely place for many surrounding university students to congregate as well as alumni and those who like its rock-chic edge. ...more
Pl. Kanari, Piraeus (Center / Port), Piraeus, Attica, Greece 18534
Kanari Square in Piraeus is littered with cafes that mainly cater to the youth of the area. These venues offer affordable beverages and the opportunity to enjoy the favored Greek pastime of playing "tavli" (a.k.a. "Backgammon"). ...more
Platia Kolonakiou, Kolonaki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10674
Filikis Eterias Square is the main square of the most aristocratic "Kolonaki". This part of Athens offers an abundance of luxury shopping, spots for a glamorous coffee or chic drink, or restaurants for serious business meetings. ...more
Pl. Dexamenis, Kolonaki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10673
During the summer months, the lovely Dexamenis Square (known for the historical water-well in that park area), is a popular recreation area for the people of Kolonaki. The square is located at the base of the Hill of Lycabettus. ...more