Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state.
There are several famous --but strangely named -- neighborhoods and squares in Athens and even Athenians don't know how they first got their monikers. Plateia Amerikis, or America Square, is an iconic square in Athens. The busy square was named...
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...
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...
The "Pokemon Go" craze has hit Greece for good, as hundreds of players occupied Syntagma Square and Monastiraki on Saturday night with their eyes glued to their smart phones. Hundreds of people aged 15-25 heeded the call through Facebook and...