10 άγνωστα βυζαντινά μνημεία της Αθήνας

10 άγνωστα βυζαντινά μνημεία στις γειτονιές και τα προάστια της Αθήνας που αξίζει να γνωρίσετε και να μάθετε την ιστορία τους. Η Αθήνα χωρίς αμφιβολία αποτέλεσε περιφερειακή πόλη κατά τη βυζαντινή περίοδο. Παρόλα αυτά διασώζονται σ’ αυτήν μια σειρά από γνωστά και σημαντικά βυζαντινά μνημεία. Καπνικαρέα, Άγιοι Ασώματοι Θησείου, Άγιοι Θεόδωροι Κλαυθμώνος, Αγία Αικατερίνη Πλάκας…

Revealing even more secret sights of Athens

Although we covered a number of lesser-known Athens attractions in our two previous articles (Revealing the secret sights of Athens and Revealing more secret sights of Athens), the diversity of the city never ceases to astound us, and exploring its streets and neighbourhoods is a never-ending adventure. In our most recent piece, we showcase 7…

Αποκαλύπτοντας ακόμα περισσότερα μυστικά αξιοθέατα της Αθήνας

Αν και και με δύο προηγούμενα άρθρα (Αποκαλύπτοντας τα μυστικά αξιοθέατα της Αθήνας και Αποκαλύπτοντας περισσότερα μυστικά αξιοθέατα της Αθήνας) έχουμε αναφερθεί σε αρκετά άγνωστα αξιοθέατα της Αθήνας, η ποικιλομορφία της πόλης δεν σταματά ποτέ να μας εντυπωσιάζει και η περιήγηση στους δρόμους και τις γειτονιές της να είναι μια συνεχής ανακάλυψη. Στο νέο μας…

Konstantinos Koukidis Column in Anafiotika – A monument to an unsung hero or a modern myth?

Although thousands of visitors coming to Athens have learned about its hidden secret, the scenic neighbourhood of Anafiotika (Αναφιώτικα) in the shadow of the Acropolis (Ακρόπολις), few of them must have noticed the slightly faded relief column dedicated to the hero Konstantinos Koukidis (Κωνσταντίνος Κουκίδης) on Stratonos Street. Anafiotika is part of the old historical…

Street Art in Athens – Drawing a portrait of the city

People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly. Banksy, Wall and Piece Street art is a form of art that is created and displayed in public places. According to Wikipedia : “Many instances come in the form of guerrilla art, which is intended to make a personal statement about…

The unknown stories of known buildings in Athens

They say that the history of a city is written in its buildings. The buildings are the witnesses of the events that took place in the history of a city. There are buildings in our city that we pass every day, stood there forever and are part of our daily lives. Have we ever thought…

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides the…