Urban Life

Exarchia: One of the Coolest Neighborhoods in the World

Renowned for its revolutionary spirit, Exarchia in Athens is ranked among this year’s Time Out list of the world's best neighborhoods for fun, food, and culture.

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Urban Life

Elefsina, a “City of Contrasts,” Says Le Monde

Following years of neglect and deindustrialization, the city of Elefsina, Europe’s Capital of Culture for 2023, rises like a phoenix from the ashes.

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Urban Life

Digital Guide Offers Architectural Walks in Piraeus

ArchWalks invites visitors to see and learn about 19th-century buildings and other landmarks by following four digitally listed routes.

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Urban Life

Presidential Mansion Gardens Reopen to the Public

With its century-old trees and rare bushes and plants, the gardens of the Presidential Mansion will reopen to the public every Sunday from October 9th.

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Urban Life

Time Out: A Street in Athens Among the Coolest in the World

Kolokotroni Street, with its neoclassical architecture, boutique shops and eateries, has been ranked by Time Out magazine as one of the "coolest" streets on the planet.

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Urban Life

Wallpaper* Magazine Lists Athens Stops for Architecture, Design and Art

There’s a lot more to the Greek capital’s cultural scene than archaeology, as pointed out in a new article by the British magazine.

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Services

Athens Launches ‘Heat Alert’ for Extreme Weather Information

The algorithm developed especially for the Greek capital will notify receivers about four different risk categories.

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Urban Life

Revamp at Plato’s Academy Gets Green Light

A radical overhaul has been planned for Akadimia Platonos, the site of Plato's Academy, including the opening of a new museum.

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