Athens is our home. 2200 new garbage containers on the streets of the capital

The Municipality of Athens has announced the installation of 2,200 new garbage cans on the streets of the city. According to the relevant announcement of the municipality, 1,663 containers have already been placed in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th municipal districts, and the placement of approximately 450 containers in the 5th municipal […]

Major police operation in the center of Athens: checks and arrests

On Monday, May 16, 2022, the police carried out a new large-scale operation “broom” (“σκούπα”) in the area of ​​Agiou Konstantinou Street, near Omonia Square, on the orders of the Minister of Civil Protection, Takis Theodorikakos. According to ΕΛΑΣ, a total of 442 people were checked, 129 foreigners were detained, who did not have the […]

Athens Christmas decoration has begun

In the conditions of an oppressive gloomy climate and isolation of the unvaccinated, the festive decoration of the city began in the capital of Greece. Against the background of the speech of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who announced the complete exclusion of unvaccinated citizens from premises, with the exception of supermarkets and pharmacies, the New […]

Operation "broom": abandoned cars are removed from the streets of the capital

Efforts to remove abandoned vehicles from city streets are intensifying. The services of the Municipality of Athens are taking appropriate measures, freeing up vital public space in the center and the surrounding area of ​​the capital. Implementing a well-organized plan, the “cleaners” removed 1607 motorcycles and 2255 vehicles from the streets of Athens within two […]

Restrictions on entry to the center of Athens return from October 25

The return of the ring (Δακτύλιος) from October 25 in Athens was announced by the authorities. This measure aims to reduce traffic congestion in the center of Athens and, therefore, reduce air pollution both in most of Athens and in the area of ​​its center. How the ring (Δακτύλιος) worksAccording to the size of the […]

Athens city center continues to transform: Theater Square

According to the municipality of Athens, a public tender is starting to identify a contractor company that will radically reconstruct the historic Theater Square, located in the center of Athens, behind the city hall. The budget project in the amount of 1,900,000 euros is financed from European resources, based on the approved architectural plan. The […]

Ermou Street in the midst of a pandemic and quarantine

Hermes Street (Ermou) in Athens is a real shopping paradise. Having been empty since November last year due to the introduced quarantine measures, today it looks shocking, since the epidemiological situation in Greece is still far from safe and the quarantine measures are still in effect. Despite this, there has been an increase in store […]

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