- Athens Concert Hall, Sofias Ave. & P. Kokkalis
Tel: 210 7282000 (www.megaron.gr)
The Athens Concert Hall was founded in 1991 and was acknowledged as one of the most
important cultural centers of Europe. This multipurpose building is used for concerts,
opera, ballet, theatre performances as well as conferences and congresses.
- Eleftherias Park, Vas. Sofias Ave.
Eleftherias Park is one of the biggest in Athens. Eleftherios Venizelos Museum,
which is dedicated to the great Greek statesman, is situated in the Park.
The National Art Gallery and Alexandros Soutzos Museum, the most important institution
in Greece devoted to the subject of the history of Greek and Western European art
has been in operation, in its present form, since 1976. It has an important permanent
collection as well as interesting temporarily exhibitions.
The Byzantine Museum was founded in 1914. The Museum has a very strong collection
of Byzantine icons, mosaics, sculptures and other forms of religious art from Greece
and Asia Minor.
The War museum of Athens exhibits Greek Military History from antiquity to the present
time and includes a variety of war items. In the external area of the museum war
items and aircrafts of all periods are exhibited.
The Benaki Museum was founded by Anthony Benakis in 1930 and is the largest independent
museum in Greece. It is the first Greek museum which came into being through a collector’s
love for his country. Its displays illustrate Greek art from Prehistoric times up
until the 20th century.
The Museum of Cycladic Art was founded in 1986 in order to house the private collection
of Nicholas and Aikaterini Goulandris. The Museum is dedicated to Ancient Greek
Art with a special interest in the Prehistoric Art from the Cycladic Islands.