Monday, April 2, 2012

Coffee House

Oraia Hellas
This coffee house is located in the center of Monastiraki on the first floor of Pandrosou 36 Street building. It has a beautiful view of the Acropolis of Athens. Beside coffee, you can try one of their Greek 'meze' dishes accompanied with the traditional ouzo.

On the same floor, there are exhibitions rooms with Greek ceramics from the Agean islands and a shop with a variety of Greek decoration objects. The second floor of the building features an exhibition of paintings with title "About the sea". These exhibitions are maintained by the Center of Hellenic Tradition, an independent cultural agency that promotes Greek folk art and traditions.

Hours: Open till 06:00 PM.
Location: Pandrosou 36 Street, Monastiraki
metro Transit: Monastiraki

Melina Cafe
This Café is named after Melina Mercouri, the famous Greek singer, actress and politician. The place is nicely decorated with pictures of Melina, reminding the visitor of her great career. Located at 7 minutes walk from the Museum of Acropolis, it is an excellent place to rest after the museum visit.
Location 22, Lysiou Street, Plaka
metro Transit: Akropolis

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