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Known as the heart of Athens, this busy city center is full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants.
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good10%
  • Average25%
  • Poor34%
  • Terrible26%
4 weeks ago
“Don't make a special trip”
5 weeks ago
“Just Transit Through”
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Athens, Greece
Omonia
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Omonia Square is known to be the run down area of Athens. However we did notice signs of gentrification with many small bars and local shops opening in the graffiti-plastered buildings in the area. With some self awareness you won't be a target. There are...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the oldest square in Athens, however, today it is not really pleasant to visit. It seems to be a gathering point for addicts and homeless people. In the area there are many foreign shops, eateries and newspaper stand which sell papers from around...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We can only hope that the excellent Tiare Hotel breathes some new life into this area. Very rundown, with unsavory characters and desperate immigrants lurking about. No reason to come here as there are no nice cafes, restaurants or shops along the square. The metro...More

1  Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The square is placed at the edge of what you would walk to most sites. The area is not very clean. The main point here is the metro station connecting two lines.

Thank Johannes Sælsen N
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Omonoia is one the central squares in Athens with nice facilities and connections to Metro and bus links to the rest of the city. There are a number of restaurants and hotels around the square and it is one of the main stops for the...More

Thank Reza S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a place to visit if you want to witness the decline of Athens and Greece itself. This is not a pretty square. Covered with graffiti and peopled by the homeless, you can look up and see abandoned buildings that probably once housed thriving...More

Thank Ulysses S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Omonia Square is not a place where you want to linger. There is a heavy air of desperation and despair there, with people on the street corners begging, and people who look very sick. There is also a feeling of hostility. You receive many hostile...More

Thank Writers-Haven
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Its too bad to see this famous square being full with people with adictions all over you certainly dont feel safe and the square should have been improved many years ago.Certainly not a place for sightseeing and at night you have be careful.

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Omonia is the middle of Athens and it is in the middle of the city. From here several big streets start and head off to different directions, such as the famous Panepistimiou, Stadiou, Athinas, 3rd Septemvriou, Pireos and Agiou Konstandinou. It was constructed in the...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I don't feel safe walking on this square. Decades ago, Omonia square was a nice place, now days walking on daytime alone is asking for trouble, imagine afterwards when the sun goes down.

3  Thank Dina H
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Omonia
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
...More
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