Thissio

An Athenian walk against the backdrop of antiquities

Archaeology - Traces of Memory - Public Space

Come enjoy your walk around the city’s most crowded pedestrian street against the backdrop of antiquities. Around the Ancient Agora, there are temples, sculptures, and other architectural structures of the era, whereas hidden green oases and other leisure options are also in the area. Moreover, you can discover hangouts of Athenians that lived in the previous century. Small churches hide at a close distance of the pedestrian street. Along with residences of prominent figures, as well as stories about how time has shaped the neighborhood.

Highlights

  • The walk along Adrianou Street, coming across the monuments of Ancient Agora
  • Apostolou Pavlou Street with coffee shops and benches with hand-made artefacts
  • A film at a historic summer cinema below the Sacred Rock
  • The small but wonderful art spaces of ‘Vryssaki’ and ‘Alex Mylona’
  • The stories about the city’s public space

Good to Know

  • The tour is recommended for morning, as well as evening hours.
  • The morning tour includes visitable Museums and Archaeological Sites.
  • Take a cap, sunglasses, comfortable walking shoes, and water with you.
  • Have your mobile phone charged.
  • In the evening, Apostolou Pavlou is full of local craftsmen selling their works.

Meet your local storyteller

Thisseas. Thissio is named after this hero

Theseus

Hi, I’m Theseus! I was the mythical king of Athens.

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