Syggrou is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and offering ample choices for restaurants and bars. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Syggrou's hotels and apartments make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Kallithea area.
Sightseeing around Syggrou
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Dora Stratou Dance Theatre, Tactual Museum, or Emotions Museum of Childhood. You can buy tickets to live performances at Onassis Cultural Centre, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and Technis Theater. Monuments like Church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris, Socrates' Prison, and Philopappos Monument honor the area. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, and Parthenon. Create some family memories at Athens Planetarium, Allou Fun Park, and Diomedes Botanic Garden.
Shopping and taking a tour are a couple of popular activities in the area. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Filopappos Hill, Athens National Garden, or Aristotle’s Lyceum. Mount Lycabettus, Koutouki Cave, and Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre are beautiful places to appreciate nature. With a shopping trip to Athens Heart Mall, Monastiraki Flea Market, or Pandrossou Street Market, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Philomousou Etairias Square, Avissinias Square, or Faliro Sports Pavilion Arena won't disappoint either.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Acropolis Museum, Acropolis, and Ancient Agora. Spyros Vassiliou Museum, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, and Foundation of the Hellenic World are other must-sees.
Getting around Syggrou
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Kasomouli Station, Syngrou-Fix Station, or Leoforos Vouliagmenis Station.
The Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos) airport is 12.8 miles (20.7 km) from Syggrou.