'in the Garden of the Gods'

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy a brief business or Summer vacation trip and discover the Ancient civilization in the area around the Central Athens and relax in our renovated appartment in Plaka or allso known as 'The garden of the Gods'.


- Apartment to the heart of Athens city center, Syntagma-Plaka
-Very quiet neighbourhood
-Near to every archeological site (Akropolis, Lykabetus, Ancient Agora, New Acropolis Museum,Odeon of Herodes Atticus and Dionysious Theater and many more)
-Recently renovated (last month)
-Easy Access to all transportation Metro, Underground, Tram, Bus, Taxis
-The apartment is near everything and you can save a lot of money doing your archeological tours or shopping on foot.


The entire apartment is at your exclusive use.A 40sq.m recently renovated comfortable clean, private apartment with 1 main bathroom (shower), soon to have Internet Wi-fi and TV, 1 bedroom with double bed and a sofa single bed, 1 living room with a sofa double bed, 1 kitchen with full cooking facilities, (includes fridge, Double Electric Stove, small oven, sandwich toaster, coffee maker, mixer) and there is a ceiling air fan in every room. We provide clean bed linens and towels. . You will also find a folder, which includes maps general tourist information and other necessary information which they will help you organize your days in Athens.


The Apartment is located in Syntagma-Plaka area which is one of the few remaining neighbourhoods of the city that retain their unique neoclassical architectural style of old Athens. Plaka is the core of Athens and the main destination for anyone visiting the city. Plaka em bosoms the Acropolis Hill on all side. Together with Monastiraki, they contain an endless variety of historic sites from different eras and civilizations-Prehistoric, Greek, Roman,Ottoman. Plaka is the most photographed area of the city, and is the ideal place to start your walk.
Syntagma Square is the center of the city. Formerly a palace, the Parliament building and the square in front of it have been the ground of many important political events in the country's history.
Behind the Parliament building, the National Gardens offer a much needed patch of green and shadow in the capital.They are open from sun dawn to sun dusk and are accessible from Vasilissis Amalias avenue or Irodou Attikou Street.

Near Neighbourhood (Shopping, Walk, Sights, Tours)

6-10 Minutes Walk distance from the apartment:

Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum
Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Theatre of Dionysus
Museums:(The Archaeological Museum The Epigraphical Museum, Benaki, The Cycladic Art & Modern Art, The Byzantine and Christian Museum, The Numismatic Museum, The Museum of Keramikos The War Museum and National Gallery of Art, Instruments-Museum, Frissiras Museum, Hellenic Children’s Museum Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum)
Cine Thission (was voted by CNN as “Best Movie Theater in the World “In 2012
The Hadrian’s Arch and The Temple of Zeus
Monument of Lysicrates
Pnyx Hill-Pnika
Temple of Hephaestus (Thission)
Psyrri Area
The Lyceum of Aristotle
Panathenaic stadium
Philopappou Hill
The Observatory (Hill of the Nymphs)
Athens Academy
Library of Athens
University of Athens
The Student Club of the University of Athens
Museum of Traditional Pottery
Dora Stratou Theater
Lykavitos Hill and the whitewashed chapel of Agios Georgios (St. George)
The Observation
Shopping areas :{ Ermou str., Kolonaki and Voukourestiou str. (the most expensive brands and jewelry in Athens) ,Varvakios Agora

5 Minutes Walk distance from the apartment:

Syntagma square, Metro, Tram, Bus Stations,Taxis.
Monastiraki (little monastery) is an old part of Athens under the ancient Acropolis.
Monastiraki –The Flea Market
'Thanasis' souvlaki (the most famous souvlaki in town)
Cine Paris (cinema under the Stars)
The Roman Forum and the Library of Hadrian
The Tower of the Winds
Ancient Agora
Hamman Baths
Stoa of Attalos
Panathenaic Way
Painted Stoa
Jewish Museum

2-3 Minutes Walk distance from the apartment:

At Syntagna square there's the Monument to the Unknown Soldier, paying tribute to country's dead soldiers, as well as the colorful Evzones-traditionally dressed guards-.Every Hour the changing of the presidential guards gathers many spectators who enjoy seeing men in kilts performing a perfectly synchronized ceremonial.
Behind the Parliament building the National Gardens host about 47,000 trees and plants, a botanical museum, small ponds with fish and ducks, as well as a cafe. At the southern side of the Gardens, you will find Zappeio Mansion, a donation of the wealthy Konstantinos Zappas in the 19th century, today used as a conference center. During the day Zappeio serves as a getaway from the noise and the traffic of the city, while in the evening it's a meeting point for those heading to the cafe, cinema or bar-restaurant located in the adjacent buildings.

Plaka traditional district
Bus/Metro transfer to airport
Tram transfer to southern suburbs and the beaches
Syntagma Square
Pigeons of Syntagma
The Square and the Cathedral of Mitropoli’s
Changing Of The National Guards
'Hop on-Hop off Bus Tours'
'Sunshine Express Train Tour
‘Segway Athens Tour'
'Athens Tour by Bike
20 meters Mini Market
Theaters / Cinemas

In the neighborhood

Creative hair Styling
Coffee Bar
Grocery Store
liquor store
Wine cellar
A delicatessen store
One of the oldest traditional confectioneries” Mitropolitikon”
Inomageirio”To Paradosiako” (really good hand-cooked Greek specialties)
“Mageirevontas Ti Mesogeio” Mediterranean restaurant
“Furin Kazan One of the best and most authentic sushi restaurants in Athens”
“Avocado” Veggie
“O Kostas” Souvlaki
“Dosirak” Korean - Japanese restaurant
“Indian Kitchen” Indian restaurant
“Eleutherudakis” One of the biggest Bookstores in Athens


Easy access from / to airport with express bus X95 (50 minutes), that runs 24/7, or use metro (45 minutes) or with taxi which you can find them between exits 2 and 3 at the arrival.
Bus Fair: 5€ (one way)
Metro Fair: 8€ (one way)
Taxi Fair: 35 € (during 05:00am - 00:00)
50 € (during (phone number hidden))

Metro schedule:
1st train from airport to Syntagma at 06:33 am in the morning
Last train from airport to Syntamga at 23:33 pm


16,5 minutes away using the underground from Monastiraki
Route: 7 stops
First train from Monastiraki to Piraeus Port at 05:19 am
Last Train from Monastiraki To Piraeus Port 00:49 pm

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • Television


  • Dining Area


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


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  • cleaning fee $21.77
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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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About: I am most definetely tall. As a former pro basketball player I had the opportunity to travel a lot and was able to interact with many people of different cultures. It has always intrigued me to learn about places and people and that is what I wish for my visitors. To get a good idea and feeling of the land, people and culture of this country.

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