Athens Koukaki

General information

Koukaki, Athens: Built on the southeastern foothills of Filopappou Hill, Koukaki is a beautiful neighborhood near the center of Athens and the Acropolis hill.
It preserves a vintage atmosphere and a walk there will introduce you to an authentic part of the modern city.
You will spot neoclassical buildings, as well as apartment blocks that date back to the 1960's and 1970's.

Did you know that in 2015 Koukaki was voted as the 5th most interesting neighborhood of the world, by people who travel using Airbnb? This is not surprising, as Koukaki has a unique urban vibe, minus the city center hassle.

Considered as one of the coolest neighborhoods in Athens, Koukaki is a place that has it all.
From vibrant coffee places and bars to minimal restaurants and taverns, it offers a variety of choices.
Its stylish shops, the proximity to the Acropolis Museum and the local archeological sites, as well as the laid back vibe make it one of the best non-touristy neighborhoods in Athens.

Koukaki is a popular place to stay, with many cozy and modern accommodation options that are ideal if you want to combine privacy with a quirky ambience.

When you find yourself strolling around its neighborhoods, you will discover both neoclassical and modern houses, as well as shops with strong local color.

A walk on Philopappou Hill is also highly recommended to see ancient monuments and find viewpoints that will allow you to enjoy the urban landscape from a distance.

Best Hotels & Accommodations

Acropolis Hill

3 stars

On the foothills of Filopappou Hill, near the historic site of the Acropolis, Acropolis Hill Hotel provides minimally decorated rooms and suites with a modern design, as well as amazing shared facilities, including a bar. A terrace with a swimming pool and sunbeds can also be found at the hotel.


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