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‘Cities of Tomorrow’ Displayed in Athens Center

Vassilisis Olgas Avenue, near the center of Athens, is hosting an open-air exhibition of art creations showing the “Cities of Tomorrow”.

‘Stay in Athens’ by Mastercard Initiative Promotes Greek Capital for Travel in November

The third edition of the “Stay in Athens” by Mastercard initiative will run in November aiming to promote the Greek capital as an autumn city-break destination.

New CEO Named for Athens Development and Destination Management Agency

The Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA), the official DMO of the Greek capital, has appointed Epameinondas Mousios as new chief executive officer.

Athens’ National Garden to ‘Host’ Augmented Reality Contemporary Art Exhibition

The National Garden of Athens will transform into a contemporary art space through Augmented Reality (AR) technology as part of the “Seeing the Invisible” international exhibition.

Athens Municipality Improving Areas to Spruce Up City

The Municipality of Athens is carrying out an ambitious revamp project in its 129 neighborhoods aiming to transform the Greek capital into a modern, sustainable city.

Athens Launches ‘Heat Alert’, Opens Air-conditioned Spaces for Heatwave

The Municipality of Athens has launched a “Heat Alert” system, informing residents and visitors of extreme hot weather and providing information on protection measures.

Athens Agora: The ‘Largest Open Mall’ Aims to Attract More Visitors to Greek Capital

The ambitious Athens Agora project or “largest open mall”, a joint initiative of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen, Athens Municipality and the Greek National Tourism Organization, is aiming to attract more visitors to the Greek capital.

Athens National Garden Refurbishment is Underway

The Municipality of Athens has completed the first phase of a refurbishment project that aims to upgrade the National Garden, one of the Greek capital’s landmark sites.

‘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.

Exhibition Dedicated to Melina Mercouri to Open in Athens

An exhibition dedicated to late Greek artist and politician Melina Merkouri will open at the Technopolis cultural complex in Athens on January 18.

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.

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.

World Animal Day: City of Athens Shows it Cares

The City of Athens celebrated World Animal Day 2021 with events at its shelter for stray animals in the Votanikos district.

Renovation Works Begin at Syntagma Square in Athens

The Municipality of Athens is renovating the lower part of Syntagma Square in the center of the Greek capital.

More Landmark Fountains ‘Revive’ in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has revamped three more landmark fountains in neighborhoods near the city center.

Athens Welcomes the Unveiling of Another ‘Pocket Park’

The Municipality of Athens is creating more innovative “pocket parks” in neighborhoods of 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.

Twenty Fountains in Athens Get Revamp

The Municipality of Athens has refurbished 20 fountains in the Greek capital’s center and the surrounding neighborhoods.

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 Commercial Center Upgrade to Include More Pedestrian-friendly Streets

The Municipality of Athens is planning to revamp more squares and make more streets for pedestrians only, in the city’s commercial center.