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A taste of the Mani in Athens
Manimani captures the Mani region’s unique landscape in a menu that highlights its starkness and simplicity – and a dining room as minimalist and cool. Kayiana, a homey dish you’d never dream of ordering in a restaurant, gets a lift from wild asparagus.
Siglino, cured pork, is minced and rolled into meatballs, served with home-made noodles, while trahanas – wheat rolled in goat’s milk, then dried – becomes filling for small pies.
Known for its appeal to intellectuals and artists, Exarchia is a colorful neighborhood, unmistakably Bohemiam in tone. Small shops, rustic taverns, and traditional cafes here cater to university students, and visitors can expect more quaint alleys lined with neoclassical architecture too.Find out more about Exarchia
Athens' most exclusive neighborhood, Kolonaki is where glamorous socialites and foreign dignitaries mingle, shop, and play. Designer shops and boutiques here compliment the chic bar and restaurant scene. Syntagma Square, Mount Lycabettus, and many of the city’s best museums can also be found here.Find out more about Kolonaki
Another neighborhood in the shadow of the Acropolis, Monastiraki is small but significant area situated around a quaint pedestrian square. Here an ancient Byzantine church watches over the antique booths, leather vendors, and all Ifaistou Street’s myriad mixture of marketable goods.Find out more about Monastiraki
Omonia Square, Athens' oldest city square, is a busy hub where six major roads conjoin. Once considered the most beautiful area in all Athens, it is now one of the city’s busiest commercial centers. Visitors can expect upscale hotels, along with round the clock action within this bustling area.Find out more about Omonia Square
Athens' oldest neighborhood, Plaka is famous for its neoclassical mansions. Residential for eons, today trendy cafes and taverns temp Athens' guests with ouzo and meze, not to mention dining in the shadow of the the Acropolis itself. The area is also perfectly located for that weekend stopover.Find out more about Plaka
Psirri, once famous for leather tanneries, has had a transformation of epic proportions. What was a dull commercial district, has become Athens' hippest neighborhood. Old warehouses here became some of the city’s most fashionable bars, while workshops were transformed into chic art galleries.Find out more about Psirri
Syngrou gets its name from the Andrea Syngrou Avenue, known for some of the largest nightclubs and bouzoukia in Athens. Here you’ll find some of the city’s most modern hotels and conference centers, which make the neighborhood attractive for business travelers.Find out more about Syngrou
Adjacent to the picturesque Plaka neighborhood, Syntagma Square is a busy transportation hub of Athens. Greece’s Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the city’s most fashionable shops await visitors here. Syntagma metro station is also only moments from anywhere you need to be.Find out more about Syntagma Square
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