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Museums in Central Athens - Asomaton

Museums in Central Athens

Psirri can take the urban jungle experience to delirious heights, inviting a thousand little discoveries and as many opportunities for living it up after hours but, how could you forget that you are almost in the shadow of the Acropolis and the cradle of the starting point of Western civilization?
Athens' Street Art - Asomaton

Athens' Street Art

“If you want to get to know a city, look at its walls. Athens might be a mess but there is creativity.” So says one of the best-known Athenian street artists, the elusive INO. The artist, who actually hails from Piraeus, knows of what he speaks as his intriguing murals have graced walls in several neighborhoods of the capital, including Psirri which is home to some of the most vibrant and dynamic street art in the whole of Athens.
Diving into Psirri - Asomaton

Diving into Psirri

Not to be unduly nautical about it, but plunging into Psirri is like a deep dive into a different kind of Athens than you probably new existed. Sure, you knew about the ancient ruins and maybe trendy Kolonaki, but Psirri is home to scruffy cultural verve all its own—and you’re a part of it for as long as you’re here. This is a compact and largely self-contained, thoroughly urban universe where hipster cafés and bars collide with antique shops full to bursting with quirky merchandise, vintage record stores and busy craftsmens’ shops than you could ever take in on a single walk.
Psyrri-ously Cool Drinking & Dining - Asomaton
Psyrri-ously Cool Drinking & Dining
Restaurants, cafés, bars…in Psirri, you are truly spoiled for choice. Oineas taverna is like a quick trip to the Greek islands and it’s literally opposite the entrance of 18 Micon Street. If you have a hankering for amazing Italian food while you’re in Athens—it happens!—you must book a table at Cosa Nostra, on Agias Theklas 3. Keep kosher?