Acropolis, Plaka and Monastiraki, are other places in the area which are also worth touring.
Acropolis, one of the most visited landmarks in the country is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) to the northeast.
Koukaki has plenty of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and collections in Benaki Museum, the New Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. If you enjoy art, browse the collections at the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art, the Athens National Art Gallery and the Greek Folk Art Museum. Experience a couple of the spectacular live shows at the National Theatre of Greece and the Odeon of Herod Atticus.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Enjoy some of the beautiful urban spaces such as the Athens National Garden and the Pedion Areos Park.
Destinations such as Syntagma Square, Pnyx and the Stoa of Attalos are popular places for visitors to Koukaki. Admire some of the holy places such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Breathe in the atmosphere and gain a deeper understanding of the role of religion in the area. Wander back through Athens’s past by seeing some heritage sites, such as the Old Acropolis Museum.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on groceries or just window shop at nearby fashion hotspots such as the Monastiraki Flea Market, the Athens Central Market and the Athens Heart Mall.
Finding somewhere handy to rest your head within the Koukaki area is a breeze. The Royal Olympic Hotel, the Athens Gate Hotel and the Electra Palace Hotel Athens are among the most popular accommodation options here.