A live group walk is a city walk that happens in real time and all the registerd virtual-walkers can participate and interact with each other and at the same time with the person behind the camera. So, all the participants have the opportunity to experience the city vibes in real time through their screens, like they were there. We will walk you through the best places of the city and show you all the following points of interest.
A major point of commercial, political and social life, Syntagma Square is the most important square of the city, and even the country. The square is named after the Constitution that Otto, the first King of Greece, was obliged to grant after a popular and military uprising on 3 September 1843. It is located in front of the 19th century Old Royal Palace, housing the Greek Parliament since 1934.
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens usually referred to simply as the University of Athens (UoA), is a public university in Athens, Greece. It has been in continuous operation since its establishment in 1837 and is the oldest higher education institution of the modern Greek state and the first contemporary university in both the Balkan Peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean. Today it is one of the largest universities by enrollment in Europe, with over 69,000 registered students. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is an integral part of the modern Greek academic and intellectual tradition.
The National Library of Greece is situated near the center of city of Athens. It was designed by the Danish architect Theophil Freiherr von Hansen, as part of his famous Trilogy of neo-classical buildings including the Academy of Athens and the original building of the Athens University. It was founded by Ioannis Kapodistrias. The mission of the National Library of Greece is to locate, collect, organize, describe and preserve the perpetual evidence of Greek culture and its uptake over time, as well as important representative evidence of human intellectual production.
Built in 1886 to accommodate the many vendors that would sell their products in improvised stalls at the foot of the Sacred Rock, the Athens Central Market, known to locals as Varvakios (or Varvakeios) or Dimotiki Agora, is located on Athinas street, right between Monastiraki and Omonoia squares. Selling fruits, vegetables, fish and meat, this market is a weekly destination for thousands of Athenians, rich and poor, looking to stock up on kitchen staples.
Kotzia Square is a square in central Athens, Greece. The square retains several characteristics of 19th-century local neoclassical architecture, such as the City Hall of the Municipality of Athens and the National Bank of Greece Cultural Center. It is named after Konstantinos Kotzias, former Mayor of Athens.
The park was designed in 1934 and its purpose was to honour the heroes of the Greek Revolution of 1821, 21 of whom are depicted in marble busts standing in the park. The initial plan included the construction of a "Pantheon" for the revolutionaries and also a major Christian Temple, dedicated to the Greek Independence.