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Athens Announces Plans for Smart Parking Project

The Athens Municipality has announced plans to install a smart parking system in the capital, as part of efforts to decongest the city center.

Athens Holds 1st Meeting with its ‘Partners’

With the common goal to establish Athens into a top tourism destination, the city's mayor opened the 1st executive council of 'This is Athens & Partners'.

This is Athens – Polis Initiative to Clean City Building Facades

Athens is set to get a much-needed facelift with the cleaning of dozens of building facades across town on the initiative of the "This is Athens - Polis" pilot program.

Athens Residents, Visitors Can Report City Issues on New Novoville App

Athens residents can now make requests to city authorities on everyday issues, using their smartphones through the new interactive Novoville app.

Athens to Party at New Merchants’ Arcade & Theatrou Sq Shops on Dec 22-23

Festive activities, happenings and music events will take place at the new shops in the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, during December 22-23.

Athens Digital Lab Contest Looking for Innovative Ideas

In efforts to make Athens a friendlier city, the municipality invites young innovators and creators to submit ideas for the 2nd Athens Digital Lab contest.

Athens Funding Fresh Ideas to Brighten Up City Life

Under the POLI² project, the Municipality of Athens is inviting all to submit their plans on how to improve the city's neighborhoods.

Athens’ Theatrou Square Back in Business

Theatrou Square, off Athens’ central Varvakeios Market, is back in business following an ambitious urban overhaul program implemented by the municipality.

Athens National Garden to Be Restored Back to Beauty

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has presented plans for the overhaul of the city’s central park, the National Garden, in the heart of the Greek capital.

Athens Mayor Seeks to Revive Merchants’ Arcade, Calls for Proposals

Aiming to revive the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, the city’s mayor invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the re-use of 10 shops.

Athens Pouring €9.5m into City Center Revamp

The Athens Municipality is moving full speed ahead with an ambitious urban regeneration program allocating 9.5 million euros for four major city projects.

Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

City Offers Subsidies for Athens Neighborhood Upgrade Projects

In efforts to improve the overall standard of living in the urban center, the Athens Municipality is subsidizing neighborhood upgrade and renovation projects.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Mayor Joins Forces with Cluster to Bring Health Tourism to Greek Capital

The Athens municipality has joined forces with the Athena Health Tourism cluster to develop the Greek capital into a major health tourism destination.

Athens Mayor to Regulate Seating, Calls for Respect of Public Space

The Athens Municipality is moving ahead with the regulation of cafe and restaurant seating in efforts to improve the standard of living in the capital.

Athens’ €85bn Urban Regeneration Plan Gets Green Light

Urban regeneration, educational and cultural projects in Athens are set to take off after the Region of Attica approved 85 million euros in NSRF funding.

Athens to Ring in New Year at Thissio

The Municipality of Athens will usher in 2018 at the Thissio pedestrian walkway with the Acropolis as a backdrop and plenty of music and happenings on New Year’s Eve.

Study Shows Athenians Love Culture, Books, Theater

Athenians are culture lovers, with eight in 10 reading books, 56 percent going to the theater once a year and 48 percent attending concerts, a study found.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Georgios Kaminis, Mayor of Athens

Our firm belief in building meaningful alliances that highlight the leading role of our city and promote our strategic synergies is reaping the fruits.