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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...

Refugees Camped at Athens’ Syntagma Square Transferred to Eleonas Refugee Camp

Approximately forty refugees and migrants, including many children, who had been camping at Syntagma Square in Athens since Thursday, left the square on Saturday...

Athens’ Syntagma Square Becomes a Hollywood Studio on Sunday

Athens' city center was completely cordoned off on Sunday, March 10, to allow the cast and crew of the upcoming movie ''Born To Be...

Athens’ Central Streets Blocked Off on Sunday For Movie Filming

The Greek police announced on Thursday morning that the main streets in central Athens will be shut off on Sunday due to a movie...

Thousands Demonstrate in Athens Against Prespa Agreement

Thousands of people descended from every corner of Greece and began gathering at Athens’ Syntagma Square in the early hours of Sunday to participate...

After 53 Years, Athens’ Kentrikon Restaurant Serves its Last Meal

One of the most historic eateries in central Athens has served its last meal. Kentrikon Restaurant, which earned a reputation for serving quality, home-style...

Outrage as Protester Steps on Athens’ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Social media users in Greece are expressing outrage over photos of a man stepping and apparently resting on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

Christmas Tree Lights Up in Athens

The Christmas season officially kicked off in Athens on Tuesday after city mayor Giorgos Kaminis lit up the Christmas tree in Syntagma square, shortly...

As Heatwave Persists, Conditions Worsen for Evzones Guards

The prolonged heatwave plaguing the country and the capital in particular, causes all sorts of problems for Athenians. Those suffering more -and in silence-...

Hotel Grande Bretagne to Fund Lighting of Syntagma Square in Athens

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels, owner of Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma Square, has approached the City of Athens offering to fund the replacement and upgrading...

The Emblematic Grande Bretagne Hotel, Entwined With Greek History

It was built less than 50 years after Greece won its independence and the modern Greek State was beginning to take form. It was...

Athens Celebrates 72nd Anniversary of Liberation From the German Army

"They are leaving! They are leaving!" was the joyous slogan heard from balconies, windows and rooftops as Athenians ran out onto the streets to...

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