A tour of the Byzantine churches in the historic center of Athens offers history, unique architecture, a rare viewing experience and a knowledge boost. Not only have they survived but many churches are still open for spiritual business and...
There are several famous neighborhoods and squares in Athens with strange names, whose origins even Athenians are unaware of. Plateia Amerikis, or America Square, is an iconic square in Athens. The busy square was named in 1927, as the municipal...
Spending a day in the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime.
Monastiraki Square is one of the most vibrant areas of the Greek capital, and its flea market is at the center of this charming hub in Athens. A man in a suit and bowtie stands next to a 1950's car...
Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state.
Greek artist Stefanos Papadimos used a single black marker to change the popular cafe and vegan restaurant "Solasta."
Per a decision that was announced to the public on Wednesday by Giorgos Dimopoulos, the deputy governor of the central part of Athens, the many boutiques and shops in the tourist areas of Monastiraki, Plaka and the Acropolis will...
A photographic exhibition on the work completed by the Athens Ephorate of Antiquities in the past two years will signal the opening of the fully restored Fethiye Mosque in Monastiraki to the public, the Ephorate said on Saturday. The 17th...