A colourful Athens neighbourhood, encompassed by Athinas street, Ermou street, and Evripidou street – It’s a busy neighbourhood especially in the night. You will find on narrow alleys a multitude of cafιs, small bars, clubs, restaurants, ouzo restaurants, and taverns with live Greek music, theatres, galleries, art galleries and antique shops.
Following the liberation of Greece (1833) veteran freedom fighters and immigrants from the provinces settled in the neighbourhood. They opened cottage industries and workshops which have given the neighbourhood a distinctive character.
In the early 90s following series of constructions works the neighbourhood became a popular night life and residential area. Iroon square the central square is good place for you to start walk.