Athens Mets

General information

Mets, Athens: Mets is a beautiful neighborhood in Athens, located behind Kallimarmaro Stadium, also known as the Panathenaic Stadium.
It has taken its name from the brasserie that Charles Fix, the son of Yohan Fix, owner of the homonymous Greek brewery, had opened in 1872, named Mets.
Mets is a town in France where the last battle between the French and the Germans took place in 1871. Charles Fix named his brewery after the victory of the Germans over the French.

The historic town of Mets is known for its sophisticated atmosphere and its beautiful neoclassical architecture.

Moving on from the historical background of Mets, in this neighborhood, time seems to have stopped, allowing you to get a glimpse of the past of Athens and its former days.
With its neoclassical mansions, verdant parks, stone paved alleys, Mets is the perfect neighborhood to walk under the shade of the trees, read a book at one of its beautiful parks and feel all the vibe of vintage Athens.

The two most beautiful streets in Mets are Markou Mousourou Street, along which there are many neoclassical buildings, and Anapafseos Street.
What’s more, in Mets, you’ll find some amazing places for your coffee, drink, lunch or dinner!

Over the years, the neighborhoods of Mets have housed numerous prominent people, such as painters, writers and sculptors and these days the area continues to attract many artists.
For this reason, Mets is often referred to as the "Montmartre of Athens".

In addition to the historic buildings in the neighborhoods of Mets, a few other places of interest are located within a short walking distance.
Among them, you will find the ancient Panathenaic Stadium, the Temple of Artemis Agrotera and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.
Also, don't skip a visit to the 1st Cemetery of Athens, where you will get to see impressive sculptures and mausoleums.

Best Hotels & Accommodations

Grea Ardittos


Grea Ardittos offers the opportunity to stay in the picturesque area of Mets, a few minutes away from various Athenian landmarks. This cozy hotel provides fully furnished apartments with a minimal style and private kitchens, as well as various complimentary amenities.


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