Enjoy Athens

Acropolis Museum and Parthenon
Acropolis Museum and Parthenon
Athens famous Acropolis Museum and Parthenon are barely 30 minute walk from the hotel, while other glorious sites such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and the Tower of the Winds are even closer. Indeed, seen from a different light, the city reveals its layers like a book of spells, splendidly showcasing its prehistoric, Classical Greek, Byzantine, Ottoman and European faces.
Lycabettus hill
Lycabettus hill
The Lycabettus hill, the highest point of Athens is just a 20 minutes walk from the Athens Tiare Hotel and rises 277 meters above the city. On the top is the chapel of St. George. The view is unique and when weather conditions permit, you can see Piraeus, the Aegean Sea and perhaps some of the nearby islands. It is a special proposal for day or evening for coffee, drink or food in a beautiful setting with spectacular views. During summer the well-known open-air Lycabettus theater operates, with spectacular musical and theatrical events within the Festival of Athens and Epidaurus.
Kolonaki Area
Kolonaki Area
Beyond the historic, modern Athens is also a delight. A 15 minute walk will take you to the upscale quarter of Kolonaki where the fine restaurants, boutiques and coffee shops should not be missed. A few steps away from the busy cafes of Kolonaki Square, walk to Milioni Street and Skoufa Street (past the grand Church of Agios Dionisios) to discover what ‘outdoor’ Athens is all about. The fashionable cafes in these quarters are brimming with people day and night and are considered as places “to see and to be seen”.
Gazi & Psyrri
Gazi & Psyrri
Other spots most known for their nightlife are those being the trendy Gazi district with cultural flair and the re-gentrified neighborhood of Psyrri with its local restaurants (tavernas), colorful pubs and open air cafés.
Syntagma Square
Syntagma Square
The capital’s most central area is Syntagma Square, barely a 10-15 minute walk away from the hotel. Watch the Presidential Guard change every hour, stroll through the National Gardens for a bit of peace in Athens’ bustling center, then walk down the paved shopping area of Ermou Street (named after the Olympian god Hermes) and admire the famous 1000-year-old church of Kapnikarea right in the middle of the street. From there you enter the mort historic part of the city.
Museums
Museums
On the cultural side, within a pleasant 15 minute walk from the Athens Tiare Hotel there are a number of high-quality museums. Boasting various stunning collections from different eras, these include the Museum Of Modern Art, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the National Gallery, the Byzantine Christian Museum and the Benaki Museum. The new Acropolis Museum and the Archaeological Museum are also worth discovering if you want to take in the best of Greece’s ancient glory. And the famous Greek Opera house is only 2 minutes away.
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