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St. Eirini Square or the Plateía Agías Eirí̱ni̱s is a bustling square in the city. It got its name after the church of Agia Irini and was an important place in the 19th Century. It still is popular due to its lovely terraces, flower stands, cafes and bars.
Built around the Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea, this square is much smaller than the others in town. Yet Kapnikareas Square is a bustling place with cafes and shops around it. You will also find street artists entertaining people during holidays.
Mitropoleos Square is dominated by the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens and the Agios Eleftherios Church also known as Panagia Gorgoepikoos. It features the sculptures of Constantine XI Palaiologos and Damaskinos of Athens. You will find many cafes and restaurants around this popular square.
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.
With the National Historical Museum as a backdrop, Kolokotroni Square might be small but is filled with history. The life-size sculpture of Theodoros Kolokotronis mounted on a horse is a dominant feature of this square. There are many cafes and shop around this popular spot.
The tomb of the unknown soldier stands on the historic square in front of the Greek parliament.
Plateía Syntágmatos or Syntagma Square is located close to Plaka and Psirri neighborhoods. Just a few steps away from Old Royal Palace, which is now home to the Hellenic Parliament, this central square is often referred to as Constitution Square. Owing to its location and the history that it entails, it is quite an important monument for modern-day Athens. One of the busiest intersections, Syntagma Square is surrounded by several important attractions such as Acropolis, Ancient Agora of Athens and Olympieion, to name a few.
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.