Open Walk is an event organized by Atenistas, which is about walking in the city centre and discovering gastronomic delights.
Monastiraki is one of the most interesting places to visit when in Athens. Monastiraki, which means “little Monastery” was the site of one of the largest monasteries in Athens. The Monastery was demolished during archaeological excavations in the 19th century.
Athens, is surrounded by mountains and in the East of Athens is Mount Hymettus, (in Greek Υμηττός), sometimes written as Hymettos, Ymitos, Imitos, etc., but I will stick to the right transliteration of the word.
I have been wanting to visit Varvakeios, the Central Market of Athens, for ages but although I live in Athens the last 22 years, I never managed to do so. Whenever I was at the area I was either in a hurry to do other shopping or a few times when I mentioned going inside, …