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No cars in the centre of Athens for three months

A three-month ban of traffic in the centre of Athens and other restrictions will be introduced for the summer, taking advantage of two different opportunities, that of a cautious post-pandemic opening to…

"The Great Walk Of Athens" 1

“The Great Walk Of Athens”

It’s a long walk that will change the Greek capital and one of the biggest urban transitions. The “Great Walk of Athens”, one of the largest urban initiatives ever held in the…

OMONIA SQUARE

Omonia Square’s makeover to be revealed next week

Omonia Square’s makeover is almost complete and will be presented to locals and visitors by the end of next week, announced Athens’ Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis on social media on Thursday. The square’s…

OMONIA SQUARE

Omonia Square upgrades to be completed by end of the month

The highly anticipated restoration work of Omonia Square, located in the heart of the Greek capital, will be completed by the end of February 2020, the Athens City Council announced. Omonia Square forms…

Tips for travellers while visiting Athens 11

Tips for travellers while visiting Athens

The capital of Greece is the home of ancient world treasures and is full of all the beauty that comes with troves of ruins and antiquities, many of them dating back to…

Cypriot League Championship Heats Up 13

Cypriot League Championship Heats Up

By Chrisos Mavromoustakos The first round of the Cypriot First League playoffs system has added some sauce to the title race. First up, we had AEK v AEL at AEK Arena. AEK had…

Organic food stores on the rise in Athens 15

Organic food stores on the rise in Athens

Eco-conscience is generally on the rise in Greece, and particularly in the Greek capital.  There are now numerous shops selling organic, healthy, mostly ethically-sourced (from small, local producers) products of all varieties,…

Omonia Square set to receive a much-needed revamp 22

Omonia Square set to receive a much-needed revamp

Omonia Square, located in the heart of the Greek capital, is set to undergo much-needed restoration work. According to the Athens municipality, the project is part of an effort to improve living conditions…

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood 24

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood

  Exarcheia is widely known as the capital’s anarchy-base, and this is not down to urban legend. Indeed, when things get politically or socio-politically intense, there’s likely to be tear gas, Molotov…

Athens' Top 5 Bookstore Cafes 31

Athens’ Top 5 Bookstore Cafes

  Anyone who knows anything about Athens will have experienced – either first or second hand – the pressure-free calm of sitting at a cafe for hours on end without being shooed…

Anarchists attack Omonia Police station 38

Anarchists attack Omonia Police station

According to police reports a group of about 50 anarchists attacked the police station in Omonia, in central Athens, late on Monday. Two policemen were slightly injured while another two faced breathing…

Athens

New hotels opening up all over the centre of Athens  

An array of new hotels are expected to open up in the heart of Athens as the number of international visitors to Greece’s capital city is continuing to soar all year round! There are over…

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