National Historical Museum
Specialising in memorabilia from the War of Independence, this museum houses Byron’s helmet and sword, a series of paintings depicting...
Athens Happy Train
Stops include the Acropolis, Monastiraki and the Panathenaic Stadium. Tours take one hour if you don’t get off, or you can get on and...
Lively and central Seven Jokers anchors the party block, also shared by spacious 42 (around the corner) which serves cocktails in...
Tzitzikas & Mermingas
Greek merchandise lines the walls of this cheery, modern mezedhopoleio that sits smack in the middle of central Athens. It serves a...
Lonely Planet review
Since 1910 this place has been baking the best fresh tyropites (cheese pies), the perfect snack on the run. Try its renowned kourou (thick type of pastry) variety or one of the many other tasty fillings, such as red peppers, mushrooms, chicken or spinach.