THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ATHENS
SHOPPING – ART AND CULTURE – MUSEUMS – ART GALLERIES – THEATERS
Athens, like all European capitals, is famous for the wide range that gives the consumer to satisfy their consumer habits! With the most popular areas for window shopping and shopping therapy surrounding Sir Athens, here are the most must-see markets in the city
0 min walking distance
The district in which Sir Athens is located, is none other than that, the busy one of Kolonaki. Here, the lovers of luxury from all over the world but also the Athenian elite were always choosing, choosing, and will choose to do their shopping. The aristocratic Kolonaki with its wonderful neoclassical, art deco, and modern buildings is an elegant neighborhood with a rich market, where international brands coexist with elegant boutiques of Greek designers.
• ATTICA, THE DEPARTMENT STORE
8 min walking distance
Popular brands in clothes and accessories, as well as in shoes and cosmetics, Attica in Syntagma, is the paradise of every fashionista.
16 min walking distance
Monastiraki is the paradise of the hunter of souvenirs and not only. Here, someone can find all kinds of souvenirs on the theme of Greece. In the historic Yusurum – the large bazaar that stretches around the station of the Monastiraki Electric Station and reaches the station of the Electric Thissio – and in its hidden streets, someone can find excellent antiques, old magazine collectibles, old vinyl records, and much more than the mind does not fit.
18 min walking distance
Ermou is the largest commercial pedestrian street in Athens, created with a vision to become the largest commercial street in Athens, and finally succeeded. It is one of the most expensive shopping areas in Europe.
ART AND CULTURE
Athens, the cultural cradle of the ancient world, could not help but offer the visitor a huge range of theaters, museums, galleries. Below you will find these within walking distance of Sir Athens.
• MUSEUM OF ANCIENT GREEK TECHNOLOGY COSTA KOTSANA
Pindarou 6, Athens – 7 min walking distance
Interesting presentation of intelligent ancient mechanisms
• CURRENCY MUSEUM
El. Venizelou 12, Athens – 8 min walking distance
One of the oldest state museums with rich monetary collections
• JEWISH MUSEUM OF GREECE
Nikis 39, Athens – 17 min walking distance
The history of the Jewish community of Athens
• MUSEUM OF GREEK FOLK MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Diogenous 1, Athens – 18 min walking distance
Greek folk musical instruments from the 18th century until today
• GREEK CAR MUSEUM
Ioulianou 33, Athens – 19 min walking distance
It accommodates many luxurious cars
In a country where art has played such an important role in all phases of its history, a plethora of galleries could not be missing. We visited and we recommend you:
• ZOUMBOULAKIS GALLERIES
Krieziotou 6, Athens – 9 min walking distance
Friendly Company Square 20 – 10 min walking distance
Contemporary Art and more
• ALLOUCHE BENIAS GALLERY
Kanari 1, Athens – 9 min walking distance
Exhibitions including all kinds of art
• ATHENS GALLERY
Pandrosou 14, Athens – 15 min walking distance
For lovers of Greek art
• PANDORA ART GALLERY
Adrianou 70, Athens – 16 min walking distance
Modern art in the heart of Athens
• NATIONAL THEATER
Agiou Konstantinou 22, Athens – 16 min walking distance
An architectural masterpiece, especially if combined with a show. The National Theater promotes through the theatrical art the Greeks’ spiritual cultivation and preserves their national cultural identity.
• ATHENS CONCERT HALL
Vas. Sofias, Athens – 28 min walking distance
Impressive and majestic space with a variety of events. The Athens Concert Hall is a creative nucleus of cultural activities, educational work, and social development, of international scope.