Starting from Enattica Monastiraki Living, discover the magnificence of Athens and let yourself wander in its narrow streets and the vibe that every corner of the city exudes.
At a short distance from the primary means of transportation and just a breath away from the Ancient Agora, you can take advantage of the city's pleasant energy and wander around its streets, always having in the background the unique Acropolis and the Parthenon, admire the monuments of the city and move mentally to antiquity, in the center of ancient Athens which was the most important place of the political and economic life of those ages.
- Monastiraki Metro – 600m
- Syntagma Square – 200m
- Acropolis/Parthenon – 600m.
- Anafiotika – 500m
- National garden – 200m.
- Ermou Street - Commercial Road – 300m.
You may start your walk from Plaka, one of the most famous and oldest districts of the city, located at the foothills of Acropolis, ideal for relaxing walks. The road will lead you to Anafiotika, a district of Cycladic architecture, which was created by the inhabitants of Anafi when they arrived at the capital and built their homes.
Do not miss passing from Mnisikleous Street, known as "the most beautiful stairs," where you shouldn't miss the chance to take photos while drinking your coffee or your wine later in the afternoon, accompanying it with traditional appetizers.
MONASTIRAKI - THISEIO
The central square of Monastiraki is famous for its flea market, where you can find every kind of shop with clothes, books, and food.
Suppose you are in the mood for a leisurely walk under the Parthenon. In that case, the pedestrian street of Areopagitou and Thisseio will take you to another era and you will travel mentally to ancient Athens and the everyday life of the Athenians of that time. If you feel like taking a break, then the countless cafes and restaurants are ideal for a coffee or a meal in the background of the Acropolis.
A necessary stop is the Acropolis Museum, a modern museum, where you will make a unique cultural journey. The museum has fascinating exhibitions and is a unique treasure of cultural heritage.
You can choose one from the guided tours offered and subsequently enjoy your coffee in the museum's café-restaurant with a fantastic view of the Parthenon.
Continue until you get to Syntagma Square, the most central square in Athens, surrounded by important buildings such as the Hellenic Parliament, and stay for a few minutes at the monument of the Unknown Soldier, which is guarded by the Evzones where you will be able to watch the ritual of changing of the Guard in front of the monument. Evzones or "Tsoliades" are members of the Greek Presidential Guard, founded in 1868 as a regular army regiment. Today, the duties of the Evzones are mainly of a ceremonial nature.
If you love shopping, then visiting the famous Ermou Street, the most prominent Greek commercial pedestrian street in Athens, should definitely be on your "to-do" list. There you will find plenty of shops. When you're done shopping, don't forget to have a drink at Karytsi Square, one of Athenians' most popular meeting points with countless bars for every mood and style.
EXARCHEIA - KOLONAKI
Exarcheia and Kolonaki are two of the most picturesque areas of the city, which, although very close to each other, have entirely different characters and meet different tastes. If you are looking for something casual, then Exarcheia is precisely what you need, while if you prefer expensive shops and a more "sophisticated" way of life, then all roads lead to Kolonaki, where you may end up drinking your drink your coffee next to some famous personality, of the Greek or international scene!
For those who prefer walking and wandering, the ideal choice is the Lycabettus Hill, which dominates above Athens and is visible from almost every point. It is undoubtedly one of the city's most beautiful places and one of the most characteristic images of the Athenian landscape. It is the ideal spot for short getaways in nature, for exercise, for late nights with endless conversations gazing at the city's lights, for romantic walks. If your schedule allows, visit the Hill at sunset, and enjoy a unique spectacle of Athens.
What makes Athens so popular and unique is the vibe and the vitality in every step within the city! Starting from the privileged location of Enattica Monastiraki Living, enjoy the beauties of the city and become one with the locals, having fun until dawn in the countless nightclubs hidden in its beautiful streets!