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Known as the heart of Athens, this busy city center is full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants.
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good10%
  • Average25%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible26%
1 week ago
“Don’t a good idea. ”
2 weeks ago
“No problems during the day”
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I happened to be wandering around Athens and came upon this particular area. It is a little off the tourist beaten path, but on Wednesdays they have a fruit and vegetable market here. It could be a ways to come since there is another fruit...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I walked up to this area every day to catch a hop on/off bus. We also spent time at night here with no issues. It has a metro station and a few cafes, restaurants. It is extremely busy & there are a...More

Thank Davh62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Greece , omonia use to be a very nice area so nice that the biggest and famous people use to go there. A place to meet, was a meeting area. A place that in the 80’s was a place for celebration. A...More

Thank Lovo t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I waited for about 40 minutes in Omonia Square for the tour guide and two other guests for the Culinary Backstreets tour to arrive. There were a lot of people walking through the square before 9 a.m. but nothing that caused me any concern. Several...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here you can find cheaper hotels because the area is pretty disreputable. Nonetheless, no one bothered me during my 2 nights stay in a hotel in the area. It is just common to see people under drug consumption and demonstrations. It also happened to me...More

Thank Pee17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite reading horrific reviews of this area my friend and I have stayed here for a week. We stayed in the Athinas Inn Street Hotel which was clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. We have visited all the notable sights in Athens and...More

Thank Bernie D
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The square is very central for food and drink. The market is close by which is great to go to as there is a lot on offer. The Archaeological museum is also close by. There is nothing special about the square but there is a...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

During the day it looks all good , however once night falls it becomes a nightmare,drugs gangs homeless beggars, i was wondering why so many businesses had 24/7 security so had to ask, the reply was simple stay indoors at night and even during the...More

1  Thank Hristos M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The centre of Athens! No doubt, a once lively meeting place, is now a dump! Lots of 'shady' characters lingering around; Graffiti, which seems to be the norm in Athens these days, everywhere, empty derelict buildings, broken windows, bars or roller doors on buildings, people...More

1  Thank Staci1825
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Omonia does have some shopping, but you should avoid this area, especially at night. Ten years into the crisis their is too much crime and too many illegals looking for trouble in the area. AVOID!

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
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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Rana N
10 October 2017|
Response from scaramous | Reviewed this property |
It is from Syntagma square to Athens Airport the bus nr X95 From Omonia to Syntagma you could go by metro