Tag: Plaka

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Street cleaning operation in Plaka

Crews from the Municipality of Athens’ sanitation department using five large sweepers and six street washing machines, cleaned and washed the streets in Plaka on Sunday. It is recalled that similar cleanups…

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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…

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“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…

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Athens becomes a ghost town amid coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus has transformed bustling Athens, the capital city of Greece, to a virtual ghost town. Before the pandemic, Syntagma Square, Ermou street, Plaka, Stadiou Street, Monastiraki, Akadimia, Kolonaki and Panepistimiou Street, were…

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Historic Plaka Bridge is fully restored after extensive repair

  The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka, in the northern Greece region of Epirus, which collapsed due to torrential rains in 2015, is up and standing after extensive repair, restoration and reinforcement work. Located in Epirus’ famed Zagori region,…

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Stylish new bar brings an element of Athens to Sydney

Baraki, a new bar located at the acclaimed and popular Alpha Restaurant in Sydney’s CBD, has the potential to become your new favourite spot. Inspired by the famous Brettos Bar in Plaka,…

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Athens’ best cafe for people watching

Yiasemi is the ideal spot in the Greek capital to grab yourself a nice cup of coffee and homemade dessert, then just sit back and watch the hundreds of people climbing up…

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Celebrations in Plaka to mark start of Apokries

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet to organise an event that is open to the public this Sunday, to mark the start of…

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Athens amongst best cities for dining in 2019

Greece’s capital city has been included on The Telegraph’s list of  “Europe’s 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019”. A feature in the online edition of the British daily newspaper…

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Five ways to experience Athens like a local

A city that is ever-evolving, Athens has no shortage of places to explore. Once you’ve walked the ancient ruins of the Acropolis, shopped at Plaka and sipped cocktails down at the Athens…

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Athens’ Rooftop Garden Bar with the finest View

By Antonia Komarkowski In the heart of vibrant Athens and in the enchanting old town of Plaka, you will find Zillers Rooftop Garden.  This chic restaurant and bar is located on the…

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Kuzina in Athens serving delicious dishes with a view

Kuzina is an elegant Greek restaurant in the heart of Athens, offering amazing culinary creations under the shade of the temple of Hephaestus on the picturesque Adrianou Street. Built in an old mansion,…