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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.

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 Dresses in Blue and White for Greece’s Independence Bicentennial – Photos

Athens is paying tribute to the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence by dressing up parts of the city in the colors of the Greek flag.

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.

Volunteer to Help Athens’ Strays

The Municipality of Athens is looking for volunteers to actively support its animal welfare program that is dedicated to protecting the city's strays.

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.

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.

Athens ‘Travels’ Around the World in Christmas Video

"Athens will soon be ready to welcome its visitors again," the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency has informed foreign media correspondents.

Athens Municipality Aiming to Make Greek Capital a City Accessible to All

The Municipality of Athens has announced a number of actions focused on improving the every life of persons with disabilities in the Greek capital.

Athens Municipality Offers Health Care Services for the Homeless

The Athens Municipality has opened a social clinic at its Reception and Solidarity Center for the homeless and poverty-stricken, near the center of the Greek capital.