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A modern street lined with the city's chicest boutiques, coffee houses and restaurants.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Athens 10673, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice area with luxurious shops and posh bistros. It is a pleasant area with a nice atmosphere and a place to have drinks after a day of meetings, or if you want to spend a nice evening in Athens.

Thank Ali D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s nothing particular about Kolonaki square. A few outdoor cafes and restaurants with lots of people hanging out there: a typical Greek piazza.

Thank Nikos P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat/drink during the day as you watch the world go by, busy coffee shops, bars & restaurants. The place comes alive at night and is very lively in parts, especially in/outside the bar restaurants, quieter restaurants are also close by.

1  Thank Garry M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I believe that kolonaki square is the best place for meeting friends either to have a coffee or a drink with your friends!

Thank olgaprou
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Athens is very hot for much of the year, and the square provides a much needed break from the sun. You can sit and have coffee or lunch, and just watch the people walk by. It is also very close to lots of shopping.

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is further east of Syntagma, we walked up here. The area looks bit upscale and elite. There's nothing specific for tourists here. Can be skipped.

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We'd read that this was one of the must see squares, but wasn't really for us. If you like shopping this would be a great area, but for us, this was not a highlight. The park in the square is nice and quiet, and was...More

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 12 July 2017

if you want a coffe or juice or food and feel and immerse in authentic greek life than Kolonaki square is the place. Around it you have lot of shops and after visitng them you can stop on a terrace among greek people to chat...More

1  Thank jooana89
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The square is quite nice, but it is very similar to main shopping streets in every major city in Europe. If you feel like walking around, looking at the brand stores and the boutiques - this is a good place to do so. Additionally, there...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The best place in Athens to meet all kinds of people celebrities actors beautiful people in general you can have a coffee a snack or even a meal

Thank satrapis
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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30 October 2016|
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Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
You could walk from Plaka to Kolonaki square... it's a nice walk in the center of Athens