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Kolonaki Destination Guide

Discover Kolonaki in Greece

Kolonaki in the region of Attica is a town located in Greece close to Athens , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kolonaki

Local time in Kolonaki is now 02:07 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Athens " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vyronas, Rafina, Psychiko, Plaka, and Peristeri. When in this area, you might want to check out Vyronas . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kolonaki ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

[OFFICIAL] They Don't Care About Us - Michael Jackson Dance Tribute

6:05 min by GiorgosLycoudis
Views: 726358 Rating: 4.68

The official video of THE DRILL - THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT US (flashmob) - Korai Square in Athens, Greece - on June 26th, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Organised/promoted by Tassos ..

Athens, Greece: Ancient Acropolis and Agora

4:33 min by RickSteves
Views: 56097 Rating: 4.91

Crowned by the mighty Parthenon temple, the Acropolis rises above modern Athens; a lasting testament to Greece's glorious golden age. The Acropolis was the center of ritual and ceremony, and the relig ..


Plaka & Syntagma (Αθήνα/Athens by night)

2:25 min by valpard
Views: 19582 Rating: 4.87

Pláka (Greek: Πλάκα) is the picturesque old historical neighbourhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassic ..

Anthem of Panathinaikos-Ymnos PAO

1:49 min by filippos13
Views: 19546 Rating: 4.91

The anthem of Panathinaikos played by the band of the city of Athens,on the 100th birthday of our team ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Kolonaki

Kolonaki, literally "Little Column" is a neighborhood in central Athens, Greece. It is located on the southwestern slopes of Lycabettus hill. Its name derives from the 2 metre column that defined the area even before a single house had been built there. (See map, with Colonne indicating the column. ) Kolonaki is a wealthy, chic and upmarket district, and a fashionable meeting area.

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Located at 37.98 23.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Art gallery districts, Museum districts, Neighbourhoods in Athens, Shopping districts and streets

Kolonaki Square

Kolonaki Square, is located in central Athens, Greece. Kolonaki itself is named after the small ancient column in the center of the square; the modern official name of this square is Plateia Filikis Etaireias named for the "Friendly Society" that supported Greek independence. Originally, Kolonaki Square was just an area of open ground (around 1890) containing the column, and was only later planted with trees and designated as a square in about 1895-1900.

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Located at 37.98 23.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Squares in Athens

Benaki Museum

The Benaki Museum, established and endowed in 1930 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father Emmanuel Benakis, is housed in the Benakis family mansion in downtown Athens, Greece. The museum houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times, an extensive collection of Asian art, hosts periodic exhibitions and maintains a state-of-the-art restoration and conservation workshop.

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Located at 37.98 23.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1930 establishments in Greece, Ancient Greek culture, Archaeological museums in Greece, Art museums and galleries in Greece, Art museums established in 1930, Biographical museums in Greece, Greek culture, Museums in Athens, Museums of Ancient Greece

Stathatos Mansion

The Stathatos building (Megaron Stathatou) is a neoclassical villa on the Vasilissis Sophias Avenue. It was built in 1895 by the Saxon-Greek architect Ernst Ziller for the Stathatos Family.

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Located at 37.98 23.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Athens, Houses completed in 1895, Houses in Greece, Museums in Athens

Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus, also known as Lycabettos, Lykabettos or Lykavittos, is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens, Greece. At 277 meters (908 feet) above sea level, the hill is the highest point in the city that surrounds it. Pine trees cover its base, and at its two peaks are the 19th century Chapel of St. George, a theatre, and a restaurant.

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Located at 37.98 23.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Geography of Athens, Hills of Greece, Outdoor theatres, Visitor attractions in Athens

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kolonaki