Kolonaki

It is a wealthy neighborhood in the center of Athens. Kolonaki is named after the two metre column which is located in Kolonaki Square. This column is the trademark of the district. As it was said before, Kolonaki is concerned to be an upmarket neighborhood with a large shopping area. You may find famous boutiques of Greek or international designers there. In addition, Voukourestiou Street is known for its jewelry.

       

 “The Little Column in Kolonaki Square”

Well, if you are interested in visiting any museums or galleries, you should know that Kolonaki is surrounded by many of them. The Benaki Museum and the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art are two of the most important private collections in the country and are placed here. Now, if you take a walk across the street from Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, you will find the Byzantine museum and the War museum of Athens.

– Benaki Museum

Address: 1 Koumpari&Vasilissis Sofias, 10674 Athens
Admission: 6 euros
How to get there? Buses(022,060,200,203,204,211,213,220) Metro Lines 2, 3(Syntagma&Evagelismos stations and then on foot)
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:00-17:00, Thursday 9:00-24:00 Sunday 9:00-15:00

Address: 13 Levidou street, 14562 Kifissia
Admission: Standard 6 euros, Reduced 4 euros
How to get there? Electric Railway(Piraeus-Kifissia) stop to Kifissia(Terminal Station)
Opening Hours: Mondays-Saturdays 9:00 a.m- 2.30 p.m Sundays 10.00 a.m- 2.30 p.m / Closed on Public Holidays