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Spectacular Fountain Display in Revamped Omonoia Square Dazzles Athenians

Athens' redesigned Omonoia Square, with its signature fountain now restored, was handed over to the residents and visitors of the great city on Thursday evening. One of the largest water fountains in Europe in terms of water volume, the 30-meter-wide...

Drone Video Presents Athens as an Abstract Masterpiece (Video)

Some of the grittiest parts of Athens can now be viewed from a refreshingly positive perspective. Recently, UpDrones explored what the Greek capital's most notoriously dirty and dangerous squares look like from above, from the lens of a drone....

Wild West in Downtown Athens, 3 Shot by Unknown Gunman

An unidentified gunman shot three people in central Athens, seriously injuring one. The incident took place shortly before 5 p.m. on Zinonos Street, near Omonia Square. The gunman approached people and started shooting, injuring two people in the legs...

Athens-Based Businesses and an NGO a 'Front' for Migrant-Traffickers, Police Say

A group of companies and a non-governmental organizations, all based in Athens, Greece, were acting as a front for migrant trafficking outfits operating around Omonia Square, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) announced on Friday. The rings supplied refugees and migrants...

Teenage Girl Killed in Fire Near Athens Center

A tragedy occurred early on Tuesday morning near the center of Athens, when a sixteen year old girl's body was found burnt by flames ignited inside her family’s store in Omonia Square. The Armenian family had transformed the store’s storage...

'Little Paris of Athens' Festival, October in Athens

"Little Paris of Athens" is an Athenian art festival held each October in the Greek capital. Τhis year's festival will take place October 9-19 in the center of Athens – specifically, the neighborhoods immediately surrounding Omonia square, Vathis square, Karaiskaki square and...

Omonia Square To Get A Renovation

Municipality of Athens, in collaboration with KIPOKA citizens movement, are making an attempt to reform central parts of Athens, including Omonia Square. They are trying to attract residents and shoppers back to the city center, now occupied mostly by drug...