The Athens neighborhoods map shows region and suburbs of Athens areas. This neighborhood map of Athens will allow you to discover quarters and surrounding area of Athens in Greece. The Athens quarters map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Athens is a big city that is a collection of many different neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive flair. If you have the time, why not just stroll, get lost, and be pleasantly surprised when you discover that you are on a street where almost all of the shops sell only icons or sugared almonds as its mentioned in Athens neighborhoods map (an essential gift for guests at weddings and baptisms), or where there is a little park with a bench where you can sit and watch the world go by.
From the village atmosphere of Plaka to up-and-coming Kypseli as you can see in Athens neighborhoods map, each of Athens districts offers something different to the curious urban explorer. Theoni Antoniou, better known as rapper Mi55t, gives Culture Trip the inside track on the diverse neighbourhoods of the Greek capital.
Think of Athens, and the first thing that comes to mind for most visitors is the Acropolis topped by the Parthenon. The icon is hard to escape as you can see it from almost everywhere in the city, but Athens is actually a collection of colorful, lively neighborhoods to explore as its shown in Athens neighborhoods map. Take some time to find the neighborhood within a neighborhood, Anafiotika. It was built in the 19th century by settlers from the island of Anafi.
The Athens districts map shows all quarters and suburbs of Athens. This district map of Athens will allow you to discover areas and the region of Athens in Greece. The Athens districts map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Plaka district, below the eastern slopes of the Acropolis Hill, is the heart of old Athens as its shown in Athens districts map. There is no escaping the fact that this is a very touristy district, packed with souvenir shops and lots of mediocre tavernas. But it is also a delightful place to walk around, to wander through the narrow lanes and admire the pastel-colored houses.
Monastiraki is yet a central Athens district with a completely different vibe than its neighbors as its mentioned in Athens districts map. The heart of it is its market — a flea market that operates every day where you can buy almost anything — clothes, jewelry, pottery, artwork, sweets, baked goods, electronics, antiques. The district narrow lanes are a constant blur of tourists and Athenians.
Gazi is Athens post-millennial design, art, and techno district during the day and its blazing nightlife district well into the night. The area, centered on Technopolis, a multi-purpose arts and entertainment center in a former gasworks, is full of restaurants, bars, and dance clubs as you can see in Athens districts map. The streets buzz with revelers well into the wee hours. The name Kerameikos, is often used interchangeably with the newer name, Gazi, which is actually in the Kerameikos district.