Athens Academias Ave

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Academias (or Akadimias) Ave in Athens Greece: Academias (or Akadimias) is one of the most popular avenues in Athens.
It runs parallel to Panepistimiou Avenue and Solonos Street, starting from Vassilissis Sofias Avenue to Kannigos Square in the neighborhood of Exarchia.
After World War II, this street was renamed Roosevelt Street to honor the US president, but this name was not much used by the Athenians and the street came back to its original name.

Along Academias Avenue lie the rear of the National Library and the University of Athens, the Lyrical Theatre and the Cultural Centre of Athens, with the statue of the significant Greek poet Kostis Palamas outside.

The avenue can be reached from Panepistimio Metro Station, while at the rear of the National Library, there are the departures and arrivals of many buses that go around Athens.

Many elegant restaurants, cafeterias and shopping centers can be found along Academias Avenue, as this is one of the most central streets in Athens.

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