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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 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 Adopts Smart Technology Solutions for a Clean, Accessible City

The Municipality of Athens has adopted smart technology solutions to increase the levels of cleanliness and accessibility in the Greek capital.

Summer Culture Festival Opens in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has launched a summer festival with live events taking place in four outdoor venues in the Greek capital.

Greece Puts Film Tourism High on Agenda

The Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens have teamed up to give Greece a leading role in the international film industry.

Athens Ready to Welcome its Visitors Again, Mayor Tells UNWTO

Athens is safely returning to everyday life and is ready to welcome its visitors again, according to the Greek capital’s mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

Athens: Plato’s Academy Park Regeneration Project Gets Green Light

Greece’s Archaeological Council has given its approval for the regeneration of the park and archaeological site at Plato’s Academy in Athens.

Athens Municipality to Open Animal Shelter in Votanikos

The Municipality of Athens will soon operate its first modern shelter for stray animals in the district of Votanikos.

Athens Honors Russian PM and Prince of Wales with Gold Medal of Honor

The Municipality of Athens recently honored the Prince of Wales and the Russian Prime Minister with the city's Gold Medal of Honor.

Athens and Istanbul Mayors Pledge to Strengthen Ties

The mayors of Athens and Istanbul have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen bilateral relations between the two cities.

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. 

Athens Applauded at CDP Europe Awards 2021 for Green Recovery Practices

The CDP Europe Awards 2021 has honored the Municipality of Athens for its environmental actions aimed at achieving recovery in the post-Covid-19 era.

Athens Invites Travelers to Greece with ‘Love Letters’

Aiming to attract travelers to the Greek capital, the "This is Athens & Partners" public-private tourism partnership has launched its “Love Letters from Athens” digital campaign.

Athens: Central Pagrati Neighborhood Gets its Own ‘Pocket Park’

The Municipality of Athens has opened its third mini park in the neighborhood of Pagrati, aiming to improve the standard of living in central Athens.

Athens Shines Spotlight on 34 Landmark Fountains

The Municipality of Athens is restoring 34 of the Greek capital’s landmark fountains that are located in the city's neighborhoods, squares and other public areas.

Major Ongoing Cleanup Operation Taking Place in Athens

The Municipality of Athens is proceeding with a major cleanup operation in the city’s neighborhoods, as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the life of residents and visitors.

Athens Municipality to Support Businesses Active in Culture with €7.7 Million

The Municipality of Athens will allocate 7.7 million euros to support businesses active in culture - including museums and theaters - that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.