Plaka is one of the few districts of the city which was inhabited continuously since antiquity and was also the center of Ancient Athens. The direct connection of the area with the glorious past of Ancient Athens, which becomes apparent to the visitor from the dozens of monuments scattered in it have made it known as the District of the Gods.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is an environmentally sustainable public space for expression, culture, and recreation, envisioned and made a reality by the Foundation. This international destination and cultural hub includes the new homes of the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera, as well as Stavros Niarchos Park.
The Experience Park offers a range of possibilities for people of all ages and interests. It’s been designed to create a new green oasis for the Athenians, while being a model of sustainable living and recreation. And this is just the start. Visit us again to discover more things to see and do as we grow.
In the south of Athens you will find beautiful beaches. Take a walk and watch the sun set while enjoying coffee in one of the many cafes on the seafront. Escape overlooking the sea. Take a summer bath forgetting the stress and heat of the city.