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Short walks nearby

We give you some ideas of what you can see within walking distance from Athens flat.

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A major point of interest for any traveler to Athens is Syntagma Square, no more than 3’ minutes walk from Athens flats. Site of various political and cultural functions it remains the city’s beating heart. Most major events that occur in the country have been celebrated there. At the upper part of the Square one can easily see the house of Parliament, dominating the landscape, initially served as the King’s palace. The founding stone was laid on 1836, but the…
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Located just behind the Greek parliament building, next to Syntagma Square, just few minutes walk from the Athens flat. Picnicking with the children at the National Gardens on a Saturday has become a common pastime for local Athenian families and is a great way to spend a sunny summer's day when the days are long.   The gardens used to be called the Royal Gardens because they were the gardens of the king and the locals are very proud of…
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Lycabettus also known as Lykavittos is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens, Greece at 300 meters (908 feet) above sea level and offers a great view of the city. Pine trees cover its base, and at its two peaks are the 19th century Chapel of St. George, a theater, and a restaurant. The hill is a tourist destination and can be ascended by the Lycabettus Funicular, a funicular railway which climbs the hill from a lower terminus at Kolonaki. The…
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This is an ideal place to enjoy a day away from the busy center of Athens. If you carry your supplies you can enjoy a picnic at nature. Mount Ymettos is a long, narrow mountain of 20 km total length while its highest peak reaches 1,026 m.6.4 Km (4.0 miles) away from Syntagma square Highlights of the western part: - The Orthodox Monastery of Kessariani It is believed that the monastery was established in Byzantine times in ca. 1100 as…
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