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The best things to do selected by the Athens Voice team

Point Α © Christos Drazos

Athens summer “observatories” rest on the city’s flat-top buildings; hideaways ensconced in the embrace of the evening summer breeze.

Several have survived the rapid postwar urban expansion

I doubt that there is a nineteenth century building with a passageway attached to it

The new talk of the town is right beneath the Acropolis and 5´ away from the city center.

Greece’s Dominica

Spring, entirely: the sun, the heat and the blooming flowers; a powerful force sheers you off to

Eating like a native Athenian

Welcome to its birthplace

Collections dedicated to the historic development of Islamic civilisation

The birthplace of Athenian democracy

Follow the rabbit to a charming yard, 2’ from Syntagma Square through the Merchants’ Passage for

Every boat trip around Santorini, is a trip to Greece’s ancient and modern history.

Right in the heart of Plaka, with wonderful views of this historical section

Tasteful, discreet decoration and extremely friendly staff

Non-tourist food at surprisingly low prices

Α souvlaki place with a healthier twist


A lovely terrace for summer evenings


Authentic old-fashioned bar

Inspired by the Aegean ambience

Successful through the years in the market of kitchen, bath and floors