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Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias | Platia Megalis tou Genous Scholis, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Flash has come alive in Athens Greece, only it is made of glass. This is a massive scultrure of "The Runner that is made to look like it is speeding arcoss the lawn.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dromeas is a huge sculpture formed from thousands of broken shards of glass. It is located near the Hilton Hotel in Athens. The sculpture depicts a runner and gives a real sense of speed and motion. It has been created in 1994 and is definitely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Desiange
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel was near by this amazing statue so we decided to drop by for a few photos. It is very large and made of numerous pieces of glass. Definitely worths a visit if it is close to your location.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank leona823
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a excellent beautiful creation of a runner with glass. You will not miss it on your tour of the city tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

An incredible statue that is stillness but it seems to move.Is an excellent arcitecture that it give off a dynamism.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed July 17, 2017

This is a 12 meter (nearly 30 feet) glass and iron statue of a runner. It was created in 1994 by Athens artist Costas Varotsos. It is located near the Hilton Athens Hotel on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This statue of a running man is made from blocks of glass sheets. It is located on a roundabout to the east of the city. We spotted it from the window of the X95 bus when heading to the airport.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed July 5, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dimitris L
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