Here is something to see.
If you are planning a trip to Athens, forget about the popular attractions. Here are 10 places in the capital of Greece, from the residents who need to attend, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Telegraph.
1. The national garden.
The Royal garden was commissioned by Queen Amalia in 1838 and was used to host a variety of plants and animals.
The most amazing walk in Athens, the beautiful old houses, colourful gardens, the cute little refurbished café. It’s really like time travel.
3. Dionisiou The Areopagite.
In addition Dionysiou Aeropagitou connects the ancient market, the Acropolis, passing through the quarter Makrigianni, full of manor houses, walk along this street will fill you with the most positive atmosphere of Athens. Street performers and ice cream spring make this walk even better.
4. Lofos Strefi.
The strefi hill — top edge of area of Exarchia. It is covered with trees and there is a football and basketball court. From the top of the hill offers a panoramic view of the nearby areas.
5. Panathenaic stadium.
Most locals love to attend events and concerts in the fall, spring and summer. Don’t miss one of the most amazing views of the Acropolis and Temple of Zeus near the stadium on the nearby tram stop.
6. Πινακοθήκη Νίκου Χατζηκυριάκου-Γκίκα.
You will find the residence, Studio and gallery of renowned local artist, Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Geek.
7. Ζάχαρη κι αλάτι (sugar and salt) bar and Bistro.
It is located in one of the most lively areas of Athens, Exarchia, in a renovated neoclassical building, whose yard turned into a glass atrium, which truly is a great place for coffee, food or drinks.
8. Protoganda street.
On this small street in the heart of Athens you can enjoy a coffee, drink beer, have lunch, get their hair done, buy vintage clothes and furniture, find your cool new skateboard or to purchase fashion designer clothes.
9. Cave Davelis.
If you are tired of city life, then visit the cave. While driving along the slopes of Penteli, the view is breathtaking.
Vryssaki is made up of different rooms and floors, each of which plays its role. The main courtyard surrounded by halls, galleries, a rooftop café. There is also a small library and a room for events.