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Koukaki is a beautiful neighborhood in the center of Athens, under the Acropolis and a breath away from city center. Located on the southeast part of Filopappou hill, it is a very nice neighborhood to stay in Athens.
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Did you know that in 2015 Koukaki was voted the 6th most interesting neighborhood of the world, by people who travel using Airbnb? This is not surprising, as Koukaki has an urban vibe, minus the city center hassle.
Considered as one of the most cool neighborhoods in Athens, Koukaki is a place that has it all. From vibrant coffee places to minimal restaurants and taverns, it offers a variety of choices. Its stylish shops, proximity to the Acropolis museum and laid back vibe make it one of the best non-touristy neighborhoods in Athens.
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There are many ways to reach Koukaki, from any location in Athens.
Airport to Koukaki: 34 km / 21.1 miles | Piraeus port to Koukaki: 11 km / 6.8 miles | Syntagma square to Koukaki: 2 km / 1.2 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Athens transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 693 881 8288, 0030 694 597 2090, 0030 690 943 9292 or book your taxi online.
On foot: As Koukaki is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Syngrou Fix metro station, in approximately 7 minutes.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Syngrou Fix” on line 2. Get a map of the metro here.
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