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The Fascinating Ancient History of Athens’ Monastiraki Square

Located at the heart of Athens, Monastiraki Square is a unique blend of styles, cultures and eras, ever-changing and vibrant. It is without question...

Ten Unforgettable Things to Do Around Athens’ Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state. With the...

Spending a Day in Athens’ Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to...

Where did Athens Neighborhoods and Squares Get Their Names From

There are several famous and strangely named neighborhoods and squares in Athens and even Athenians don't know how these neighborhoods were named. America Square today...

Athens’ 17th Century Fethiye Mosque Opens to the Public

A photographic exhibition on the work completed by the Athens Ephorate of Antiquities in the past two years will signal the opening of the...

Pokemon Go Players Occupy Central Athens

The "Pokemon Go" craze has hit Greece for good, as hundreds of players occupied Syntagma Square and Monastiraki on Saturday night with their eyes...

The Most Local Tour of Athens You ‘ll Find on The Web

Stop being a tourist – start becoming an explorer! Here's an account of a real local tour of Greece's capital, Athens.

‘City break’ Tourism Trending in Athens

"City break" also known as "city tourism" is the latest trend for those who know how to travel and avoid the experience of a...

Enjoy a Café in Athens: Where to Go

There is no shortage of cafeterias, or coffee shops, to choose from in Athens. You find them at the Acropolis Museum and around every...

55 Artists, Thinkers and Architects Send a Letter to the Mayor of Athens

"Letters to the Mayor: Athens," is the name of the current exhibition in Taf art house, in Monastiraki, where artists present their ideas and...

Five German Far-Rightists Injured in Athens Brawl

Five German nationals were injured late on Thursday during a brawl with Greek residents of a squat in the central Athens area of Monastiraki. The...

Travel Bloggers From Around the World Flock to Athens

The TBEX Europe 2014, an international meeting of travel bloggers and tourist media authors, will take place in Athens, Greece on October 23-25. The event...

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