Athens Neighborhoods



List of areas to explore

1

Acropolis

Quiet, well-preserved, and one of the city's only pedestrian-safe...

2

Gazi

Gazi's landmark is the city's former gas factory-now-impressive...

3

Ilissia

A short walk from the center brings visitors to this...

4

Kifissia

Located 20 minutes north of the city center, away from...

5

Kolonaki

Locals consider this the "in" and chic neighborhood...

6

Koukaki/Makrigianni

These adjoining neighborhoods skirt the southern section...

7

Maroussi

A residential/business hub 15 minutes north of the...

8

Monastiraki

Myriad souvenir shops, antiques, folk art, street vendors,...

9

Omonia

Omonia, a large square/metro station is another city...

10

Piraeus

Ferry boats depart for most islands from Piraeus. This...

11

Plaka

Plaka is the oldest neighborhood of Athens, and is...

12

Psirri

Psirri is often called the SoHo of Athens. From its...

13

Syntagma

Syntagma, or Syntagma Square (aka Constitution Square)...

14

Thissio

This neighborhood was named after one of the best-preserved...

15

Makrigianni



16

Outside the City



17

Exarcheia

Exarcheia (Ex-'AR-hee-a) is a colorful, urban neighborhood...

18

Glyfada

With nicknames like "Knightsbridge on Sea," "Hellenic...

19

Ambelokipi

Ambelokipi is a neighborhood that pulses with the beat...

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