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Athens Flying week at Tanagra airport 2019 Are you tired from classical Plaka routes? Are you looking for something really unique while in Athens? Here is a proposal that will blow your mind, since between September 21-22, Athens Flying Week is happening in Tanagra Air base, just one hour drive from Athens! And you regret...
Plaka, Athens and prices Coming to a new city bears questions regarding how much some products, tickets or services cost. Even if Athens is not such an expensive capital compared to other European ones, here are some prices as a guide to use it while walking to Plaka’s streets.   Food & drink  Water (half...
Need 24/7 monuments? Ok, Athens is full of sites and monuments.Still, If you are in Athens when the Acropolis entrance or the museum are closed, here is a top-5 list with top-monuments you can visit anytime. Lysicrates monument at Plaka. One of top attractions, the monument of Lysicrates marking the most ancient street of Europe is...
From Classic to Medieval Attica Athens is famous about its ancient history, Acropolis, theater and democracy. But its byzantine and latin period are not well known. Inside the modern city of Athens, remains of its medieval past are the churches, like Monastiraki, Ragavas, Little Metropolis, who were built between 10-11th century and we renovated. What...
Having a place to Stay in Plaka is a must Athens has a vast selection of hotels and other accomodation types, such as airbnb apartments, hostels. By checking online each particular website is the best option, so you can choose different options. But when you want to choose an area, where is better? And are...
A for Psirri Athens was a small closed village that was expanded from modern streets (named today) Thrasyllou, Aishinou, Pittakou, Lekka, Praxitelous, Euripidou until Agioi Asomatoi church, Thisseio, Areopagus Hill and Sarri Street. Even not that famous as the Plaka streets, there areas include the modern evolution and progress of the new born city of...
Athens and ceramics How much are ceramics related to Athens wealth of classical antiquity? it’s global supremacy was founded on the basis of two factors: its olive oil production and exports, but also its stable monetary system. Kerameikos area was the ancient source of craftmanship, where athenian designers and workers created amazing objects, both in...
Lycabettus is one of the 7 hills of Athens, and so unique that you can see him from every part of the city. Mythology tells us that Lycabettus was a rock accidentally  left there from goddess Athena, so the connotation is about its importance for the ancient Athenians. You can walk up there, but you...
Most of the people just pass by Plaka’s streets, buildings and monuments, get astonished by the area history and do not try to get into the city’s vibes, like really experiencing a Greek coffee. Even that Plaka is famous for food and tavernas mostly, cafe is an experience indeed. 
Everyone wants to explore Parthenon, Acropolis, Olympian Zeus temple, and Greece’s archeological treasures. But Greece is quite known for its Orthodox religion and around the city there are around 40 churches (!!!). Plaka is a basis of this byzantine legacy buildings, most of them being dated around 11th century, the last period of Byzantine (Roman...
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