Athens & Piraeus Line
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also known as Pasalimani Harbour. it is a popular, gentle stroll for locals along the harbour promenade past myriads of colourful yachts, small boats, bars and tavernas. A popular place day and night to hang out, sip a coffee and watch the sun or harbour lights play on the water. A peaceful yet hectic place worth visiting.
another picturesque harbour to explore, crammed full of small fishing boats and waterfront seafood eateries. In Greek, the name means small port. In ancient Greek times, it was known as Mounichia Port, home of the famous Triremes that fought and won the epic and historic battle of Salamis that changed the course of European History. If one likes to dine right on the water then this is the place to go for lunch or dinner; a long sweeping line of quality fish restaurants and tavernas with tables right by the water, offering modern or traditional Greek cooking. The area is fairly buzzing at night.
The Municipal Theatre
of interest to theatre buffs , this theatre is one of the impressive neoclassical buildings of Piraeus. It opened at the end of the 19th century and since then many famous Greek directors have presented their works here. It has the same layout of the Theatre d’Odeon de Paris. This is the stop to hop off if you intend to go shopping.
the central square of Athens, which means Constitution. The first King of Greece Otto was obliged to grant a constitution after a popular and military uprising on 3 September 1843. The House of Parliament, with the famous Evzones, is at the top of the Square and Ermou Street, at the bottom, is a paradise for those who like to shop. Don’t miss the changing of the Evzones guards in front of the parliament that is held every hour.