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Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center

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Nice building

We dropped in this building on our walking from the Parliament to the Panathenaic Stadium. It is OK but do not forget, it is a conference centre.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We dropped in this building on our walking from the Parliament to the Panathenaic Stadium. It is OK but do not forget, it is a conference centre.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed the exhibition but we were able to look inside and it was wonderful. Quite an impressive building. The story about it was very interesting but I'll let you know discover it yourself.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located in the National Gardens, between the Parliament (Syntagma square) and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, this is an interesting site in the middle of the gardens, with a big square in front where you sometimes may see soldiers exercising...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for our annual general meeting and needed space to translate and host a client event. The translation service was excellent and we felt like we had our very own UN or EU Council chamber! Then we hosted a client event in one of the adjoining halls with both excellent catering and support services needed to run such an... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zappion is a donation of Evangelos Zappas, that was built in 1888. It was the first building concerning the revival of the modern Olympic Games of 1896. It's a characteristic sample of neoclassic style constructions. The space around, is very nice for walking all year long, especially to have some rest after wandering in the center of Athens. Behind it,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a beautiful place to see and to stop on the way, the gardens near by are also beautiful. The symmetry is astonishing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It is a clean environment to stay and have a break from busy roads. Great garden and fresh air!!!! Its good together with your friends and family

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice building, made for the bloke who provided the money for the 1896 olympics. When he died they put his head in the wall and the rest under his statue outside

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Situated in a beautiful spot inside the National garden, it is outstanding from outside, very interesting inside although you cannot see much.It is close to many other sites like the ''Stiles Olimpiou Dios'' and ''Syntagma'' area. Worth a quick visit !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The building is amazing! Typical Greek and very beautiful. You cant realy see so much inside. Outside you have the National garden park.

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Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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