Athens Line (1): Syntagma Square (Terminal)
Syntagma Square, the square where the constitution was voted, is the center of modern Athens, crowned by the large, Neo-Classical Parliament Building.
If you are at Syntagma Square do not forget to walk down Ermou Street. Is a very long street beginning from Syntagma Square down to Monastiraki area, filled with modern fashion stores, cafés, pubs and restaurants and touristic shops. You can find anything you want. From times to times, under Syntagma square, down in the metro station, there are exhibitions of Greek art and traditional products. From times to time, under Syntagma square, down in the metro station, there are exhibitions of Greek art and traditional products.
In the area around the station you can also visit: _ Church of Mitropoli (Mitropoleos Str.): the Athens’ massive cathedral of 1862, the first major church built after Greece independence. _ Church of Kapnikarea (Ermou Str.): one of Athens’ greatest pleasures is walking down a crowded street and suddenly finding yourself face-to-face with a tiny, centuries-old monument in the midst of all the modernity. It is a Greek Orthodox Church one of the oldest churches in Athens. It is estimated that the church was built sometime in the 11th century over an ancient Greek pagan temple dedicated to the worship of a goddess, possibly Athena or Demetra. _ Museum of Greek Musical Instruments (1–3, Diogenous Str., Plaka): The museum is housed in an old historical building of Athens and the exhibition, divided into 4 sections, comprises the collection of about 1.200 Greek popular musical instruments dating from AD 1750 to the present day. Tel: +30 (210) 3250198, 3254119, 3254129.