Apart Suite tour: Meet you at the Square

Athens, Greece

Alex Bolotas & ApArt Suite

Stops

19

Stories

58

Distance

5km

Duration

2h10min

Audio

No

Description

Get to know downtown Athens by walking on a path marked by 15 squares (platia), the open spaces that mark every local neighborhood of Athens and serve as meeting places for real Athenians. Start from ApArt Suite and move along the poshy, the trendy and the beaten, discovering landmarks, museums, architecture, art, food and shopping on your way.

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Highlights

  • Syntagma Square

    1. Syntagma Square

    Syntagma = Constitution Back in September 1843, a big crowd of citizens supported by the Guard of Athens, forced King Otto to draft Greece's first Constitution. A preferred site of protests, ever since...
  • Avyssinias Square

    2. Avyssinias Square

    The heart of the flea market beats here. A cocktail of permanent shops and visiting traders, all mixed under tin roofs and tents, create a sweet, nostalgic atmosphere.
  • Agion Anargyron Square - Iroon Square

    3. Agion Anargyron Square - Iroon Square

    Psyrri, one of Athens oldest neighborhoods, marked by the two squares who are practically next to each other.

Featured stories

Alex Bolotas & ApArt Suite

Alex Bolotas is the owner of ApArt Suite Athens. Born and bred in downtown Athens and a lover of culture and gastronomy.

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Details

Address ApArt Suite
Starting point 15-19 Praxitelous Str., Athens
Finishing point 15-19 Praxitelous Str., Athens
Areas Klafthmonos square, Athenian Trilogy, Panepistimiou street, Kolonaki, Syntagma, Metropolis Square, Monastiraki, Omonoia, Stadiou Street, Ermou Street

Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.