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Shops in Monastiraki, Plaka, Acropolis Areas to Open on Sundays Per New Greek Decree

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...

Restoration of Historic Bridge of Plaka in Epirus Almost Finished (Video)

The restoration of the historic bridge of Plaka, in northwestern Greece, which had collapsed due to heavy rain in 2015 is now almost finished. On Thursday, the last piece of rock was added by the reconstruction group that has been...

Athens Kicks Off Carnival Season with a Tribute to Greece's Folk Traditions

In a tribute to Greece's folk traditions during carnival, the Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet to organize an event that is open to the public this Sunday, to mark the...

Drone Video Captures Athens’ Plaka, 'The Neighborhood of the Gods'

Plaka is one of the oldest neighborhoods of the Greek capital, Athens. Built around the slopes of the Acropolis, Plaka is a place full of narrow labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. The neighborhood lays exactly on top of the residential areas...