Welcommon Hostel Athens Greece

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Kapodistriou Str. 4, 10682, Athens, Greece

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The Welcommon Hostel is located in the center of Athens, at the heart of youth, social and cultural activities, easy to reach with public transportation:

Some minutes walking distance from the WELCOMMON Hostel are the: 

 Famous Squares 

  • Kanigos Square, which is located in downtown Athens, a starting point for several bus lines. Here is the interesting building of the Ministry of Commerce. The square is a large triangular open space cleaved by a major city street, Academy Street. It has many shops, cafes and stores selling a variety of products
  • Omonoia Square, which is a central and one of the oldest squares in the city of Athens, at the intersection of six main streets. It marks the northern corner of the downtown area defined by the city plans of the 19th century. It is one of the city’s main traffic hubs. It is served by Omonoia train station. It is an important shopping centre
  • Syntagma Square, the central square of Athens, located in front of the Old Royal Palace, a building of the 19th century, housing since 1934 the Greek Parliament. It is named as Syntagma, after the Constitution  (Syntagma) that the first King of Greece was obliged to grant after a popular and military uprising on 3 September 1843. It is the most important square of modern Athens from both a historical and social point of view, at the heart of Greek politics and commercial/financial activity

    City sightseeing Athens

  • Exarcheia Neighborhood, a neighborhood renowned for being Athen’s historical core of radical political and intellectual activism as well of youth centers

    Archaelogical Sites

  • National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the largest archaeological museum in Greece. one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art. It was founded at the end of the 19th century. It houses and protects antiquities from all over Greece, displaying their historical, cultural and artistic value

  

     Green areas

  • National Gardena public park of 15.5 hectares (38 acres). Just a few metres away from Syntagma metro station and right next to the Greek parliament lies the national garden. Together with the Zappeion Hall garden covers 24 hectares full of vegetation, rare kinds of plants, saplings and birds.
  • Pedion tou Areos, a public park, the largest garden of Athens, with an area of approximately 230,000 m2. It  was designed in 1934
  • Lycabetus Hill, enjoy the view from a height of 277 meters, one of the most romantic places of Athens. You can see Lycabetus Hill from the balkonies of some of our rooms on the 7th floor
  • Strefi Hill,  is a park with steep stone pathways. From the top of this hill you can enjoy the best view of the nearby neighborhoods, Lycabetus Hill and Athens. It is the top edge of Exarhia neighborhood. You can see the Strefi Hill from the balconies of some of our rooms
  • Eleftherias Park,  stands right next to the Athens Megaron Concert Hall and was designed in the 1960s by the architect Panagiotis Vokotoloulos.  At the back side of the park are stone buildings which during the military dictatorship were a prison and a place of tortures by the military police. Nowadays, they house the Eleftherios Venizelos Museum and the Arts Centre of the Municipality of Athens.

Parking 

On Kanigos square, 120 meters from the WELCOMMON HOSTEL, you can find a 24/7 parking with a Pay Station and ATM. See the map here

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