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Lycabettus Hill ‘Green’ Overhaul Underway

A 1.5-million-euro revamp program that will breathe new life into Athens’ Lycabettus Hill is underway aiming to create an urban oasis in the Greek capital.

City of Athens Announces Syntagma Square Revamp

Athens’ main square at Syntagma will get a makeover as part of the municipality’s urban regeneration program.

Athens Municipality and GNTO Team Up to Promote Greek Capital as Leading Destination

The Athens Municipality and the GNTO are joining forces to promote the Greek capital as a leading international tourism destination.

Athens Taking Steps to Renovate Historic Theatrou Square

The Athens Municipality will soon announce a tender for the redevelopment of Theatrou Square near the center of the Greek capital, worth 1.9 million euros.

Athens Municipality Takes on Lycabettus Hill Management 

The management of Athens' Lycabettus Hill is now in the hands of the municipal authority after the city council ended a jurisdiction dispute. 

Corona Nomads Explain Why Working from Athens is Better

Professionals who have chosen in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic to balance work and life explain why working from Athens has its advantages.

Athens Clears Way for Renovation of Landmark Buildings

The Municipality of Athens is handing over 63 abandoned buildings for renovation as part of its city regeneration plan.

Athens Christmas Sends Out ‘Light’ to City’s ‘Hidden Heroes’

“Light to those who truly bring light into our lives” is the motto behind this year’s virtual Christmas tree lighting ceremony held in Athens in the midst of lockdown.

Athens Urban Regeneration Project to Start with Panathinaikos Stadium

Athens' urban regeneration project will begin with the construction of the much-awaited Panathinaikos football stadium in Votanikos.

Athens Municipality Embraces Street Art

A large colorful mural has been created on a pedestrian street near the center of Athens, by five Greek and Italian street artists, with the support of the city's municipality.

Athens Sprays Streets to Curb Coronavirus Spread

The Municipality of Athens will disinfect the city’s streets and squares in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 as hundreds of Athenians return from their holidays.

Tourism Ministry Looks to Promote Moschato-Tavros Area in Athens

The Greek Tourism Ministry will support an urban regeneration project that will aim to upgrade the Moschato-Tavros Municipality, located south of Athens.

Athens Grand Walk Project to Evolve as Archaeological Park

A walkway unifying Athens' main monuments and landmarks will be included in the ambitious “Grand Walk” urban project of the Municipality of Athens.

Segments of Athens New City Walk Handed Over to the Public

Segments of a new pedestrian walkway and bike route in central Athens - dubbed "Grand Stroll" have been handed over to the public.

Athens City Walk Project Fine-tuned to Drivers’ Needs

Municipal authorities in Athens are looking into ways to facilitate commuting to the city center during a period of re-routing and road works to create a 6.8km city walk.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Athens to Become Friendlier to Bikes with Two New Routes

Athens is opening up to cyclists with two new bike routes, according to plans of the Greek Environment Ministry.

Athens Closed Off to Cars for Three Months

A large part of Athens' center will be closed off to cars after Greek authorities decided to restrict traffic to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens’ Landmark Omonia Square Reopens to the Public – Video

The landmark Omonia Square in Athens has reopened to the public after extensive renovation and upgrade works.

Athens-LSE Team Up for Greek Capital Urban Overhaul

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis met with London School of Economics (LSE) Director Minouche Shafik to discuss on innovative solutions for the urban upgrade of the Greek capital.