Tag: Syntagma Square

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“The Great Walk Of Athens” starts on a pilot basis

The “Great Walk of Athens”, one of the largest urban initiatives ever held in the capital which aims to encourage on-foot exploration by citizens and tourists, will be pilot-tested on Thursday. The…

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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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Greece joins European ’empty chairs’ protest

Greek cities participated in “empty chairs”, a European event to protest the shutdown of restaurants and food places during the coronavirus pandemic and the economic repercussions on the sector, on Wednesday evening.…

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A heart of flowers in the centre of Syntagma Square

The Municipality of Athens set up a large flower heart in Syntagma Square, for the celebration of Protomagia. The heart has been shaped using red petunias, symbolising the solidarity to fight the…

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WWII bomb found at Syntagma Square

A bomb dating back to World War II was discovered at Syntagma Square on Tuesday morning. Bomb disposal experts immediately shut down and evacuated a part of Syntagma Square in downtown Athens…

The Evzones Collection, by Nick Bourdaniotis

The Evzones Collection by Nick Bourdaniotis

Born in Nambour, Queensland, Nick Bourdaniotis grew up in Brisbane and moved to Sydney in 2001. Nick’s passion for photography began at a young age and his unique and artistic approach to…

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Greece welcomes in 2020

With the twelfth stroke of midnight, fireworks illuminated skies around Greece, to celebrate the New Year of 2020 and the New Decade! Athens: Thessaloniki: Chania, Crete: Καλή χρονιά!!! ❤️ Posted by Chania…

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Welcoming the new Roaring Twenties at Syntagma Square

Welcome in the new Roaring Twenties at Syntagma Square, Athens with a live show and fireworks organised by the City of Athens. At 10pm on Tuesday, a spectacular celebration will begin featuring a…

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Why We Can’t Wait for Christmas in Athens

Lights It may not be as astonishing as London or New York, but Athens at night during Christmas oozes with twinkling seasonal charm. Stars and other Christmas-shaped lights line the main streets,…