Monastiraki is known for being walkable and economical with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Book a hotel or hostels in Monastiraki and start exploring everything in and around Athens.
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Museum of Greek Gastronomy, Tzisdarakis Mosque, and Pandora Art Gallery feature captivating exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at Apothiki Theater, Books’ Arcade, and Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theater. Church Of Agia Irini, Church of Panagia Kapnikarea, and Ancient Agora are monuments worth a look. Notable landmarks include Hadrian's Library, Avissinias Square, and Temple of Apollo Patroos. Hours of family fun are waiting at Allou Fun Park, Athens Planetarium, and Greek Reptile Centre.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Athens National Garden, Filopappos Hill, and Aristotle’s Lyceum. At Mount Lycabettus, Koutouki Cave, and Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Monastiraki Flea Market, Pandrossou Street Market, and Athens Central Market. Karytsi Square, Philomousou Etairias Square, or Dexameni Square will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Roman Agora, Syntagma Square, and Hellenic Parliament. Athens Gallery, Museum of Greek Popular Musical Instruments, and Church of Saint Theodori are other top spots to see.
Ready to get out and explore the city? Monastiraki Station is the closest metro station.
Monastiraki is 12.4 miles (19.9 km) from the airport in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos).