The splendid Athens University was designed by the Danish architect Christian Hansen and completed in 1864. It still serves as the...
Greek National Opera
The season runs from November to June. Performances are usually held at the Olympia Theatre or the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in summer.
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National Library information
Athens boasts a large number of fine neoclassical buildings dating from the period after Independence. The National Library is one of these. Its main feature is the corridor leading to the reading room, which is flanked by a row of Doric columns influenced by the Temple of Hephaestus in the Ancient Agora.