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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

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“cultural center”(17 reviews)
A multifunctional and environmentally sustainable education, arts, and recreation destination. It comprises of the Stavros Niarchos Park, and the new facilities of the National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Greek National Opera (GNO). Designed...more
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364 Andrea Syngrou Ave., Kallithea 17674, Greece
+30 21 6809 1001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressed with my visit to the Cultural Centre by Stavros Niarchos. Everything is constructed and presented in an excellent manner, very professional staff, great architecture and fantastic work on the landscaping with native plants and trees all across the roof. It is unrecognizable where...More

Thank JAss787
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard so many nice things by tv about this center but when I visit it I was disappointed. Nothing interesting for me . Big ugly buildings . Canal Kafe with bad coffee and expensive .

1  Thank Kati M
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The building is wonderful. Very nice combined with park and a lake. I used HopOnHopOff bus to get there, but later I found out there is a free shutlle bus from city center to this place. The day of my visit they had a happening...More

Thank Maja G
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Notable architecture but very far away from the city center and nothing much to do in the area. Dedicate half a day to go visit and then plan to go back. There’s a small cafeteria in the last floor. You can book a visit online...More

1  Thank radostina s
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We had our concert rained out so we decided to venture away from Syntagma square on a free shuttle bus to the SNFCC. It was a beautiful walk around the park area, nice view of the port etc. We ate dinner at the cafe there...More

Thank LeeAnn T
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Due to bad weather our visit has been postponed for Tuesday 2nd of October. The building, the area, the gardens exceptional. I did not like the furniture of agora bistro (very modern for a bistro). The library and the little shop extraordinary. The organization of...More

Thank ifigenia t
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I visited this place during my trip back to Greece with my brother and some family. Although very attractive It was nothing special. Mostly tourists come here and it just felt like another outdoor activity place. The best parts were the view of the port...More

Thank Theohatzi92
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The best cultural events and social activities taking place at amazing facilities in a premium location. Definitely a must visit place, and numerous times!

Thank Mariaconstantina
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Boarded the "Free mini van bus" at 1515 hrs outside the landmark the McDonald's restaurant in Syntagma Square.and it was a pleasant drive along the plush avenues of Athens towards "Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural centre". We reached the centre within twenty minutes and the sight...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Building that includes library and a big place for events plus the opera theatre is really beautiful with modern architecture. Visited place a sunny Sunday in January and we enjoy a lot. The café was full so we had a long walk in order to...More

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August 27, 2018|
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Response from _helenfox64 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t notice any lockers but there may be some in the library. There are lockers at the port.
November 28, 2017|
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Response from 12maryt | Reviewed this property |
There’s not any entrance fee. Sunday is a good day to visit but it will be a little bit crowded. This is not a problem, anyway. It is nice to have happy people around.
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October 24, 2017|
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Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Center offers a multi story car park with designated parking spaces for people with accessible needs.