Did you realize that Athens has less gardens than some other European city? On account of this reality; there are 2.5 square meters of greenery per individual contrasted with the 10 square meters of a more nursery well disposed European city. The European Environmental Bureau considers 10 square meters of public lush recreational focuses “decent.”
Yet, this extraordinariness in Athens makes stops a serious departure from the relentless existence of the city. The Philopappou Hill, National Garden, Mount Parnitha, Syngrou Estates, Kaisariani and Mt. Hymettus, and Lycabettus Hill are all around looked after nurseries.
Some have been tidied up with new seats and herbaceous outskirts. Furthermore, all give a relief from traffic exhaust and blaring horns. Come go along with us for a mobile visit through “The Essential Gardens of Athens.” We need our strolling shoes, sunblock, water and a camera. Presently, we are perused to appreciate!
The Piliopappou Hill
The Philopappou Hill has the biggest green field in the capital, which is south of the Acropolis. This slope offers a noteworthy perspective on the Acropolis. Be that as it may, how would we access this nursery? The Acropolis metro station and Dionysiou Areopagitou Street is an incredible short stroll in Athens or we take transport 230 (stops at Syntagma) which will likewise take us to the principle section point.
After the fundamental passage point, we will take a way that circles the head of the slope which is a separation of 2km. Inverse the congregation is a thin way that will take us to the Roman landmark that crowns the slope. The slope likewise has antiquated carvings in the stone itself. An antiquated stronghold divider stays with phenomenal perspectives on the city.
The National Garden
Did you realize that the National Garden was spread out by the primary sovereign of present day Greece? It actually shows hints of Athen’s long history. This park is midway found and routinely visited by local people and guests. It is close to the House of Parliament. The go across roads of this alluring setting are Zappeio, Irodou Attikou Street and Vassilissis Sofias Avenues. The winding ways slice through the thick foliage, past an indented Roman mosaic floor, a duck lake, a wellspring, a rear entryway overhung with wisteria, and a part of an old section and a segment congested with a plant. We will enter through Vassilissis Amalias Avenue, the back of Zappeion Hall, Irodou Arrikou Street or Vassilissis Sofias Avenue.
Mount Parnitha and Houni Gorge
Did you realize that Mount Parnitha is the closest public park to Athens? It has 1,100 plant species and is one of only a handful scarcely any spots in Greece where red deer can be found. We can take the 714 transport from Vathis Square to the funicular railroad which takes us up to the gambling club on Mt. Parnitha. The transport additionally goes as far as possible up to the mountains on the ends of the week. From the club, go right onto a way that runs corresponding to the Greek Alpine Club which serves food on the ends of the week. We will request bearings to the way down the Houni Gorge which leads back to the parking garage. Above all, we will stay on the way or we will get lost.
The Syngrou Estates are situated in Athen’s northern suburb of Maroussi. This bit of untainted field on the eastern side of Kifissias Avenue makes individuals overlook that they are close to the focal point of the capital city. To one side of the primary passage on Kifissias Avenue are the first pens of a once great nation bequest. Did you realize that enchanting old structures presently house organization workplaces around an encased nursery which permits no vehicles aside from staff vehicles?
The domain is open from first light to nightfall to the general population. How would we arrive? Transportation is by metro Line 1 (ISAP) to Maroussi or KAT; by transports 550, A7, B7, or E7 along Kifissias Avenue. Via vehicle from Athens, turn directly through the passageway at the lights for the “KAT” side road on Kifissias Avenue. Stopping is accessible.
Kaisariani and Mt. Hymettus
We will turn left and go for a stroll until we go to an unmistakably checked side road down a very much kept up way that will bring you down to the cloister. How would we arrive? We will take the 224 transport from Academias Street or Vassilissis Sofias Avenue or the 223 from Kaningos Square to the passageway. From that point, we will stroll up the slope (around 20-30 minutes stroll) to the cloister.
For an all encompassing perspective on the capital, we will advance up the slope to the White Chapel of Aghios Georgios is on top. There are three principle draws near. One beginnings from Dexameni Square in the area of Kolonaki. We will turn directly at the St. George Lycabettus lodging, go across the road and climb the means to Aristippou Street, where we will locate a cleared twisting way to take us right to the top. Alternative two is from the side of Paligennesias and Daskaloyianni roads, on the northern side of the slope, where a cleared street ends up to the square of an outdoors theater.
A precarious way begins right away before that point or there is another cleared street prompting the theater, which starts from Sarantapichou Street on the southern side of the slope. The third decision is by a funicular railroad to be gotten to on Aristippou Street.
Presently, we have seen the entirety of the nurseries while getting a charge out of “The Essential Gardens of Athens.” We trust you delighted in the visit through The Philopappou Hill, National Garden, Mount Parnitha, Syngrou Estates, Kaisariani and Mt. Hymettus, and Lycabettus Hill. These nurseries offer us an encounter not ordinarily traveled in a bustling city as Athens.