Hill of the Pnyx
North of Filopappou, this rocky hill was the meeting place of the Democratic Assembly in the 5th century BC, where the great orators...
Hill of the Nymphs
Northwest of Hill of the Pnyx, this hill is home to the old Athens observatory , built in 1842.
This superb private museum showcases how art, mathematics and philosophy interrelate. The permanent collection includes one of the...
Across from the Acropolis, this is a lovely old-style cinema in a garden setting. Sit towards the back if you want to catch a glimpse of...
Gevomai Kai Magevomai
Stroll off the pedestrian way to find this small corner taverna with marble-topped tables. Neighbourhood denizens know it as one of the...
Lonely Planet review
It’s wise to book a prized table on the rooftop terrace of this excellent mezedhopoleio, which enjoys breathtaking Acropolis and Lykavittos views. Specialising in regional cuisine, it has a great range of tasty mezedhes and an extensive Greek wine list.