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Dromeas is a 12 metre tall contemporary sculpture by Costas Varotsos. It is formed from thousands of broken shards of glass stacked into the shape of a runner in full sprint. This amazing sculpture created in 1994 has a real sense of speed and kinetic...More
I caught a glimpse of the Runner as our tour bus drove by Megalis tou Genous Sholi Square on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue. How unexpected to see a contemporary statue in a city filled with century old monuments! Dromeas was created in 1994 by Athens artist...More
Near the Hilton hotel, on Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, this very tall glass statue, created in 1994 by a Greek sculptor is meant to symbolise speed. Dromeas means runner in English, and it would have had special significance during the Athens Olympics a few years later....More
This modern sculpture of a running man pays tribute to the ancient marathon runners.
The sculpture is located in a busy intersection but it is possible to stop for a minute or two to fully appreciate it.
Head for Evangelismos Metro Station on Line 1 (just one stop from Syntagma) - take a left out of the station exit and you'll see this huge statue made of layered glass on a nearby roadside verge. The statue is designed to show speed and...More
Dromeas, meaning (runner) in English, is a monumental glass structure spanning over 12 metres in height.
Made up from hundreds of sheets of stacked, Jade coloured glass.
It is located along Vassi¬lissis Sofias Avenue, opposite the Hilton Hotel and the National Gallery, although originally housed...More