A Walk Around Athens - Part I

Greece, Athens Guide (B): A Walk Around Athens - Part I

Come with me on a getting acquainted tour through the city of Athens, Greece and see the tourist sites as well as some areas that I like but most tourists rarely go to. If you are visiting Athens for the first time then this is a good way to understand the layout of the city and how the different areas relate to each other. If you are familiar with Athens you will probably enjoy the photos and the information that I have included. There are also links to more detailed information, some historic and some practical. Start with the first photo and keep clicking next to take the entire tour and finish by returning to this page. If you like this page please share it with your friends on Facebook and Google+

When I am in Athens I usually stay at the Hotel Attalos on Athinas Street and so normally I would start the tour from here.

But because you may not be staying at the Attalos I will start the tour at Syntagma Square which is centrally located to all the hotels,

or at least the hotels in the areas you want to stay in. But don't worry. We will be coming back to Athinas Street soon. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: A Walk Around Athens - Part I
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hotel Attalos   Ermou Street   Syntagma Square   Melissinos, the Poet-Sandal-Maker   Parliament Building   Grande Bretagne   Metropolis Street   church of Kapnikarea   Aeolou Street   Stadiou Street   Central Market   Mama Roux   Monastiraki Square   Monastiraki Flea Market   Tzistarakis Mosque   Hadrian's Library   Pandrossou street   Omonia Square   Stoa Athanaton   Athinas Street   Notos Home   City Hall   Athens Polytechnic University   Stournari Street   Tzabella street   National Archaeological Museum   Economic University of Athens   Hellenic Motor Museum   Rex Theater   Hotel Titania  
Author: Matt Barrett
Read it on author's website: http://www.athensguide.com/walking-tour/index.htm

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip

A Self-Guided Food Walk in Athens

A Self-Guided Food Walk in Athens

Just as many things in Greece, dining in Athens is very much laid-back with the majority of local eateries seeing patrons begin to congregate for dinner only after 8 pm. Eating-wise, the Athenians favor simplicity, leaning to the more casual and not so pricey tavernas where food is plentiful. To...
15 Best Cafes in Athens

15 Best Cafes in Athens

While in Athens it is immediately noticeable that the local cafe culture thriving. Through this directory you will get a chance to visit very different establishments, ranging from "kafenia", to hip, modern coffee shops and get first hand experience of the diversity of contemporary Greek...
Souvenirs Shopping: 19 Uniquely Greek Products to Bring from Athens

Souvenirs Shopping: 19 Uniquely Greek Products to Bring from Athens

A cradle of European civilization, Greece, in general, and Athens, in particular, have long been - from the days of the Roman Empire up until present - the lure for travelers and history buffs seeking to find and bring home something memorable. Today's Athens (much as its ancient self) offers a...