Athens Psiri

Information about Psiri

Psiri Athens: Psiri is an old neighbourhood of Athens located north-west of Monastiraki. The area consists of many old houses most of which were deserted and ruined. However, over the years, Psiri has changed a lot. Some of the neoclassical buildings have been restored and a lot of trendy bars and shops have opened. Today, it attracts many young Athenians who enjoy the blend of traditional and modern character of the area.

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Narrow streets which are bordered with picturesque taverns and cozy cafes and bars as well as nice shops with cheap products. Restaurants with live Greek music receive a great number of people, especially during the weekends. Psiri is not so popular among tourists but it is an excellent choice for a night out in the centre of Athens. It is found really close to Monastiraki and Plaka.

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How to get to Psiri

There are many ways to reach Psiri, from any location in Athens.
Airport to Psiri: 34 km / 21.1 miles | Piraeus port to Psiri: 10.4 km / 6.4 miles | Syntagma square to Psiri: 1.2 km / 0.7 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 Psiri is located in a central area of Athens, it can be easily reached on foot from Monastiraki square, in approximately 5 minutes.

By metro: The closest metro station is “Monastiraki” on line 3. Get a map of the metro here.

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