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The districts of Athens: Gazi

Athens ● Gazi ● 11 September 2017
 

Gazi is one of the most interesting districts of Athens Center, where you can do many alternative and different things that will open for you a whole new world. The district of hipsters but also of everyone, who wants to discover something new, is here for you. Explore it!

The Gazi is being dominated by Technopolis-Industrial Gas Museum. There, you can see the gas production line as well as the preserved machinery and equipment of old gasworks that constituted the factory of gas for the Greek capital during the 19th and early 20th century. Today, Technopolis has become a hub for cultural events, concerts and performing acts, giving Athens a modern industrial character. Don't forget to visit the museum's shop, which is known for its innovative objects available for sale. Drawing inspiration from the industrial exhibits of the museum, the objects are produced by Greek handicrafts, and among them, are jewellery and ergonomic decorative objects.

Gas Museum

The best, internationally awarded restaurant in the wider district of Keramikos, is Funky Gourmet. The chef duo, who are owners of the twice Michelin-starred, have vivid imagination and creativity, expressing the Greek gastronomy and molecular cuisine, which is being characterised by the adventurous contrast of the materials, the attractive appearance and the chic taste.

Tzaferi 16 could easily be an ultramodern building in New York or Berlin, but it is located in a district that never fails to surprise. Bar, boutique venue for special events, restaurant. This is Tzifaeri 16 that will impress you with its unique architecture.

Near Technopolis, you will find the impressive concept of Dinner in the Sky, which is an enormous hit all over the world. Dine 50 m. up in the air with a generous serving of panoramic views above the heart of Athens along with delicious gastronomic delights.

Bios is an alternative hub, which is now a classic despite its alter identity. This meeting place for the arts gathers a different crowd every night depending on the concert, performance or party it hosts. Plus, it is the ideal place to enjoy relaxed drinks at its super rooftop.

A landmark is the Gazi area is Gazarte, one of the nicest multi-spaces in Athens. With a main stage, a theatre stage, a bookstore, a roof garden with live stage, a loft stage and a cocktail bar, Gazarte has a magnificent view of Acropolis and reinvents the cultural life of Athens.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Athens, Greece Hotel Rio Athens
7.7 10
Hotel Rio Athens
13, Odisseos str., Karaiskaki Square, 10436 Athens, Greece

Hotel Rio Athens is conveniently located on the quiet pedestrian street of Κaraiskaki Square, just 1 km from Syntagma Square. Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is 36 km away, while the port of Piraeus is 10.4 km away.

Hotel in Athens, Greece Elikon Hotel
7.9 10
Elikon Hotel
3, Dorou str., 10431 Athens, Greece

Located in the centre of Athens, Elikon Hotel is just a 2-minute walk from Omonoia Metro station, making transport easy throughout Athens. Piraeus Port is only 20 minutes away using the metro.

Hotel in Athens, Greece Hellinis Hotel
7.9 10
Hellinis Hotel
177, Sygrou Avenue, 17121 Athens, Greece

Offering the view of the Acropolis, Hellinis Hotel is located 3.5 km from Syntagma Square and the center of Athens and it is a great choice for both leisure and business travelers. Piraeus port is at 6 km, while Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos is at 39 km.


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