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“Nothing interesting”
Jan 13, 2019
“nothing special”
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Known as the heart of Athens, this busy city center is full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Marina Athens Hotel and it was perfect! Lovely hotel, very friendly and helpful staff and in the perfect area for accessing all major tourist spots. Omonia itself is a little run down, but has masses of beautiful street art to look...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank shatfield93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Omonia Square used to be a better place before. Now it is not safe to be there, as many migrants, drug users, etc. are roaming around. There are cafes, restaurants and shops, but be careful if you go there !

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jivko V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's all about the location. Omonia neighborhood is not a place to be on day-time and especially on night-time. Drug addicts, prostitution etc. Parks are used for other thngs, people will gather day and night and do all kind of stuff. We could not open...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zukeroo
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

The Omonoia square has changed quite a bit in the year but still retains its purpose. It is the center of Athens and a place where you will find infinite coffee, restaurants and shopping!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank _53palm_
Reviewed January 13, 2019

There is nothing special to do or to see here only buldings. So for me you can just avoid this place and go around Athens to see more.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 773yangy
Reviewed January 11, 2019

By far the worst area in Athens. Avoid this place at any cost. It's embarrassing that one of the most central squares in Athens (a European Capital) is so deprived and dangerous. Full of drug violence, junkies, illegal immigrants, burglars, and prostitution. Be careful during...More

Date of experience: January 2019
5  Thank AngelosM50
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Stopped over between flights from Athens and onto the islands. Had 7 hours to kill. Left the big bags at the airport and bag storage for euro12 and took a round trip suburban train and inner metro ticket for euro18. It takes about 50mins to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nicholasw329
Reviewed December 8, 2018

I missed the last metro several times and walked through Omonia Sq. in the early hours - no problem.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Johnny W
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

For many times i traveled to this place but every years the things changed for good.this area its already deangerous with many social problems and abandoned from many greek people.you can see that in this area are full emigrants from all over the world. At...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank metjon
Reviewed November 24, 2018

This square was where I would stay for some peace and just watch people go by. There is a little outdoor cafe where the hop on hop off buses stop. The gyros were great, very nice staff. You can sit drink your coffee or beer....More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank bobasheville
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Omonia
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
...More
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Monaelnokrashy
June 27, 2018|
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Response from MaisaM177 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm sorry but I'm not able to answer your question. Maybe you should ask this question from some travel agency in Athens. Cheers!
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Rana N
October 10, 2017|
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Response from scaramous | Reviewed this property |
It is from Syntagma square to Athens Airport the bus nr X95 From Omonia to Syntagma you could go by metro
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