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Athens: New Sports Facilities at Konistra Park in Petralona

The Municipality of Athens has completed the upgrade of the Konistra park and its sports facilities in the area of Petralona.

Works on Athens Metro Line 4 Section 1 Underway

Οne of the most important transport projects in Greece, the first section of Athens Metro Line 4, is underway aiming once completed to facilitate thousands of commuters each day.

Athens Mayor: Panathinaikos Stadium and Votanikos Regeneration Ready to Start

A 40,000 seat football stadium and the development of public spaces in the suburb of Votanikos are the main priorities of a highly-anticipated overhaul project of the Municipality of Athens.

Ukraine Flag Colors Light Up Omonia Square in Athens

The fountain of Omonia Square in the center of Athens on Friday lit up with the colors of the Ukrainian flag to show solidarity following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

‘Travel Trade Athens’ Comes Back as Live Event in May

The 8th Travel Trade Athens will return to the Greek capital as a live event during May 9-10.

‘Agora Athens’ Project to Kick Off with Design Contest

The Municipality of Athens is planning an open competition for the redesign of the city’s commercial and tourist center around the popular Monastiraki and Plaka districts.

Smart Signs on the Streets of Athens Honor Historical Figures of the Philhellenic Movement

The Municipality of Athens has installed 62 smart signs on the streets of the Greek capital to honor the Philhellenic movement.

Varvakeios Agora: Athens Municipality Revamping City’s Central Market

The Municipality of Athens has announced the revamp of the lower side of Varvakeios, the Greek capital’s central market.

Athens’ Olympia Theater Hosting Music Performances, Art Exhibitions Until May

The Olympia Municipal Music Theatre 'Maria Callas' in Athens will hold a number of concerts and art events over the next three months.

Athens Municipality Joins Next Phase for City’s Metro Line 4

Athens Metro Line 4 entered a new phase after the Municipality of Athens said it would proceed with landscaping works after the project’s completion.

Major Sidewalk Upgrade Project Continues in Athens

A major project for the upgrade of sidewalks in Athens is underway in the city’s commercial center and neighborhoods.

Athens Simplifies Restaurant, Cafe, Theater Licensing Process

Opening restaurants, cafes, theaters, cinemas and other related venues in Athens is set to become easier after authorities announced that licensing procedures will be reformed.

Athens Rings in 2022 with Televised Concert, Fireworks Show

New Year’s Eve saw the Athens sky erupt in colorful fireworks as Greece ushered in 2022.

Athens and Belgrade to Strengthen Tourism, Culture Relations

The cities of Athens and Belgrade have agreed to strengthen cooperation in a number of sectors including tourism and culture.

Athens Ready for the Holiday Season with Christmas Events Galore

The Christmas holiday season is on in Athens with 38 days full of music, theater, pop-up events and much more through to January 13.

Athens Mayor Awards Pope Francis with Gold Medal of Honor

The Municipality of Athens recently honored Pope Francis with the city's Gold Medal of Honor.

Athens has 11 Free Wi-Fi Hotspots for Residents, Visitors

The Municipality of Athens is offering residents and visitors free wireless Internet access in 11 city locations.

Athens Mayor, Tourism Minister Plan to Reintroduce the Greek Capital to the World

The Municipality of Athens and the Greek Tourism Ministry have joined forces to establish Athens as a city open to visitors all 365 days of the year.

Two Parks for Dogs Open in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has opened two dog parks in the areas of Probonas and Neos Kosmos offering pet owners areas to take their four-legged friends for off-leash exercise and play in a secure environment.

Athens Kicks Off Holiday Season with Christmas Tree Lighting

The Municipality of Athens lit up an impressive 19-meter tall Christmas tree at the city’s central Syntagma Square, marking the start of the holiday season in the Greek capital.