Athens combines elements from classical antiquity, the Ottoman past and a modern city. Since it was under Ottoman occupation between 1458 and 1833, it also had public baths called hammams. When you come to Athens today, you can visit the Bath of the Winds or experience spa services at one of the modern hammams of the city.
Did you know that the northern suburbs of Athens have a beautiful park? Close to the Omilo School, you will find the Sygrou Park, which belongs to the suburbs of Maroussi and Kifissia.
The Athens Classic Marathon is one of the most important sport events hosted by the city of Athens. Thousands of runners from all over the world participate in every year’s race. Apart from the sportive event, they have the chance to enjoy the Greek hospitality, to discover the fascinating landscape and to explore a city which is constantly improving its standards.
Athens Neighbourhood Guide – Close to the Green Metro Line 1
Omilo students booking a Greek course in Athens stay all over the city and commute by public transport to Marousi (North Athens) where the Omilo Greek Language school is located. For directions to the Omilo, please click here
Athens Neighbourhood Guide, close to Green Metro Line 1
Omilo students booking a Greek course in Athens stay all over the city and commute by public transport to Maroussi (North Athens) where the Omilo school is located. For directions to the Omilo school, please click here Read more
Do you like riding your bicycle? In the last 10 years, biking became steadily more popular in Athens and Greece. It is healthy, cheap and many times quicker than using public transport, to reach your destination! Even better, every year more biking roads are becoming part of the city and biking shops are popping up in every neighborhood of the capital.
A visit to Athens is never complete without a visit to the Acropolis Museum. In June 2019, the museum celebrated its 10 years, since it first opened its doors in 2009. For all those years, it has been one of the major cultural sightseeing spots of the Greek capital.
Have you ever visited Athens? A stroll through Athens gives you the opportunity to admire not only ancient Greek constructions and monuments, such as the Acropolis, the Dionysius Amphitheatre, but also public buildings constructed in the 19th century, such as the Parliament, the National Theater, the Zappeion …
Athens is a city where the combination of the rich history, the warm southern mentality and the struggle during the crisis, have shaped a place full of diversity, creativity, and character.
Do you like modern and contemporary art? Then Athens is the place to be. There are many options to see modern art in Athens and all over Greece.
As we have mentioned in our monthly Newsletters, as well as various blog articles about Greek culture, Greece is not only a country where you can witness art, architecture, and culture of 500 to 3000 years old, but also a country where you can see a lot of modern art, contemporary architecture, as well as visit museums covering the living artists or those numerous famous Greek names and talents of the 20th century.
It is our pleasure to introduce you to very known Greek painter and one of Greece’s leading 20th-century artists. Yiannis Moralis. Read more