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Return to New Athens/Walking around the city with Nadia Georgakopoulou


Hadrian's Gate

Hadrian's Arch, Athens


08 May 2022



On Sunday 8 May, the author Nadia Georgakopoulou invites us to a historical and experiential journey in the first hundred years of the new Athens, to its largely forgotten and often underestimated history as the new capital.

Starting from Hadrian’s Gate, our route will stop at emblematic Athenian buildings and public spaces of the 19th century, while the narrative will focus on architecture, history, the words of the protagonists themselves, the people who inspired them, financed them, inhabited them. In the Zappeion, the National Garden, Syntagma, the Iliou Melathron, the Ophthalmology Clinic, the Catholic Church and of course the emblematic Athenian trilogy.

Looking at the past through the future.


Start time: 11:00 (in Greek) – the route will be repeated (in English) at 13:30


The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Syntagma

Metro to Venue: 2 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES


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