A magical place to see a movie, this traditional old rooftop cinema in Plaka has great views of the Acropolis from some seats.
This legendary club occupies a hall above the central meat market. Popular for classic rembetika and laïka from a respected band of musicians, it often starts from mid-afternoon. Access is by a lift in the arcade. F…
The season runs from November to June. Performances are usually held at the Olympia Theatre or the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in summer.
In an industrial Bauhaus building near Gazi, this avant-garde multilevel warren has a bar, live performances, art and new-media exhibitions, a basement club, a tiny arthouse cinema and a roof garden.
Every summer this company performs its repertoire of Greek folk dances at its open-air theatre on the western side of Filopappou Hill. It also runs folk-dancing workshops in summer.
This classic open-air cinema is in a lovely spot up on Plateia Dexameni, with a wall of cascading bougainvillea, deckchairs and little tables to rest your beer on.
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 the glowing edifice.
The city’s state-of-the-art concert hall presents a rich winter program of operas and concerts featuring world-class international and Greek performers.