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We stopped at this location during our walking tour of Athens. It is an impressive building from the outside. The interior open part is stunning. The ceiling is a beautiful work of art. It's free so a great option to see.
Getting there by foot from the Plaka area was easy. We did a 1 hour walk through this park with monumental entrance and beautifully built structure. It was originally used as the Olympic village for the first modern games and now used as Congress and...More
Between the National Gardens,and Temple of Olympian Zeus, this is a great place to wander around. When I was there, there was a run going on and I was unable to go into the building. There was tons of activity on the grounds.
Walked over Zappeion from the adjacent National Gardens. As impressive as this building is on the outside, the interior was somewhat of a let down. Most of the interior is roped off unless there is an exhibition in progress. A quick peek is all you...More
Zappeion is located in the National garden, which is one most beautiful parks. There are many parrot birds in park. You can even see their nests high up in pine trees. There is also a lake with ducks and turtles pond.
Huge columns everywhere, magnificent architecture. Violinists playing classics...Good (not wow) food served in a open air ambience...A good place to have an event when in Athens...Why only 4 points? The acoustic of the place was not great (you could barely hear the violinists playing and...More
It looks a bit like an ancient Greek reproduction building but it does suit the surrounding ancient Greek buildings and the gardens and fountain out the front along with the shady paths are a nice place to visit as you make your way around the...More
Not a place to travel to in particular, we came across it having walked down through the gardens but it is a lovely structure and has a very Roman feel to it with the mosaics and ceiling paintings. You get a feel for how government...More