- Psiri Area
Psiri Athens: Psiri is an old neighborhood of Athens located north-west of Monastiraki. The area consists of many old houses most of which were deserted and ruined. However, over the years, Psiri has changed a lot. Some of the neoclassical buildings have been restored and a lot of trendy bars and shops have opened. Today, it attracts many young Athenians who enjoy the blend of traditional and modern character of the area. Narrow streets which are bordered with picturesque taverns and cozy cafes and bars as well as nice shops with cheap products. Restaurants with live Greek music receive a great number of people, especially during the weekends. Psiri is not so popular among tourists but it is an excellent choice for a night out in the centre of Athens. It is found really close to Monastiraki and Plaka.
- Gazi Area
Gazi-Keramikos Athens: The neighbourhood of Gazi (gas) is synonymous with the most known nightclubs and the most elegant restaurants. It is known as an industrial area that took its name from a local gas factory that used to operate in this district.
Today in this neighbourhood, one can experience the authentic character and traditional way of life of the locals who formed an independent community with all the conceivable facilities of that time. The entire area is a typical example of an old town in Athens adorned by the beautiful stone buildings with distinct neoclassical features. Despite the further renovations by the city authorities, Gazi won the hearts of the Athenians with the plethora of cozy restaurants, trendy cafes, small bars and Greek restaurants which add to the picturesque atmosphere of the entire district. Technopolis, the former gas factory which stands in the middle of Gazi, is now used as a cultural center hosting many concerts and special events throughout the year. It is very close to the city centre, located right in front of the Keramiko metro station.
- Kolonaki Area
Stylish Kolonaki is a hub for upscale shopping, where international labels and Greek designer boutiques share space with sleek concept stores and galleries. Mid-range and fine dining restaurants offer global cuisines as well as modern takes on Greek cooking, and trendy bars have live jazz or DJs.
- Agias Eirini’s Square
One of the top things to do in Athens, is to go for a drink or dinner, in Agias Eirinis Square. It is located in the historic centre of Athens, above Athinas Str. and stretches around Agias Eirinis church. The church was erected in 1850 at the location of and older church and is a work of the architect Lysandros Kaftantzoglou. Old, but beautiful renovated buildings, special cafes, bars, clubs and restaurants makes it one of the hottest spots to visit in town. Agias Eirinis Square is usually crammed with people, having cocktails or trying dishes from around the world! The square is really easy to approach and thrives with life all day & night. Bars and cafes are cluttered with people, chatting while enjoying the neoclassical buildings and the unique atmosphere. Enjoy the magic!