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Plateía Omonoías or Omonoia Square, located just a few minutes from Psirri, is one of the oldest Athenian squares, and one of the busiest intersections in the Greek capital. As such, it marks the confluence of at least six important avenues of Downtown Athens. Established in 1846 as Plateia Anaktoron, it was later renamed after King Otto and called Othonos Square till 1862. Omonoia Square is home to the Pentakiklon or the Five Rings and is often the site of festivities and celebrations.
The city that has been home to many thinkers and philosophers of the ancient world is classical and charming, and is always on the any traveler's bucket list. Athens, the place where the modern Olympic games started has a rich heritage to savor with pride. The Roman and Byzantine monuments of early periods effortlessly blend here with the modern day amenities of the new city. The Greek capital boasts of several classical and historical attractions, monuments and buildings, some of which are the Acropolis, the Old Royal Palace that's now home to Hellenic Parliament and Dionysos Theatre, the world's oldest theater in the world. Apart from that, geographically Athens also offers some of the most panoramic views that Europe has to offer.
Kotzia Sqaure is located in the Piraeus Metropolitan area of Athens, Greece. This place is considered a popular hangout for junkies at night, but is packed with all types of crowds through the day. It also boasts of beautiful sculptures and other architectural delights. Besides being a famous shopping area, Kotzia Square also sees a host of concerts and other events. The square, established in 1874, also incorporates beautiful sculptures of ancient Athenians Solon and Pericles.
Metaxourgeio, straddled between Kerameikos and Kolonos, is an ever-evolving neighborhood of the Grecian capital. The trendy locality is perhaps, best known for the several theaters, art galleries, museums and other such establishments that call it home. Metaxourgeio's penchant for the visual arts is very evident in the anonymous street art pieces that are scattered around the neighborhood. Avdi Square is located at the heart of Metaxourgeio, which is the site of many cultural events and festivals like the Metaxourgeio Carnival. As such, it also home to many interesting attractions such as Municipal Gallery of Athens, the Metaxourgeio fountain, Kunsthalle Athena and lots more.
This vibrant and lively neighborhood of Athens has had quite a rep, back in the day. Psyri was said to be the hub of underworld activities, and therefore one of the most dangerous areas of the Greek capital. It was only in the '90s that the locality started to accommodate trendy nightclubs, eateries and other such business establishments. At a point in time, Psyri has also been home to many interesting personalities in the literary world such as Lord Byron and Alexandros Papadiamantis. Some interesting hangs here include Mamma Roux, Earth Bar, Oinopoulion and Krasopoulio tou Kokora, to name a few.
Theater HBH is a Greek theater on Sarri street. It has an industrial look to it and is equipped with a good sound and lighting system. They host a variety of shows which includes the likes of plays, musicals, concerts, children's plays and dance. You can check out all the action on their Facebook page.
Tucked away behind Cine Psiri, Theatro Apothiki is only known among those in the know. This theater hosts Greek plays that are evocative and creative. Their shows are more on the experimental side and so if you are looking for regular or classic drama, this isn't the place to be.