Thissio took its name from the temple of Hephaestus which was mistakenly known as Thiseion in reference to Theseus,the mythical king of Athens.
In the area you will see many cafes and bars usually filled with tourists. Athenians mostly enjoy a long night walk at the wide pedestrian with an amazing view to the Acropolis
If you are visiting Athens at the Summer don’t miss cine-thisio among the 10 of the world’s most enjoyable movie theaters
Overall thissio displays a unique layout with many neoclassical buildings, you can either enjoy your walk in the wide pedestrian street or have coffee/drink in a beautiful terrace with a breathtaking view of Acropolis