Highlights

  • Hill of the Pnyx Making a pilgrimage to the site of the first formal democratic assemblies, which expanded into a formal space for speakers to address an audience.
  • Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris Lighting a candle in this exceptionally atmospheric Byzantine church.
  • Cafe life Enjoying a coffee or glass of ouzo and watching the world go by at Koupa Libre or another bar fronting the area's two pedestrian streets.
  • Dora Stratou Dance Theatre Seeing Greek folk heritage on display at this theatre that helps preserve regional dance and music traditions.
  • Shrine of the Muses Leaving an offering at this niche in Filopappou Hill, which has been an inspiration to artists for millennia.