To appreciate the many textures of Athens, spread your wings and explore surrounding areas like Acropolis, Plaka, and Monastiraki.
Acropolis, perhaps one of Athens’s best known icons is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.
Visitors to Metamorfosi, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. Join a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits at Benaki Museum, the New Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. There are a number of popular galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art, the Athens National Art Gallery and the Greek Folk Art Museum. For a great night out, head to the Athens Concert Hall, the National Theatre of Greece and the Odeon of Herod Atticus, one of the area’s premier concert venues.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Nature lovers will enjoy a visit to the Athens National Garden and the Pedion Areos Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and well-designed gardens.
While you are here, stop at some of the local sights such as Syntagma Square, Pnyx and the Stoa of Attalos. These are a magnet for locals and tourists alike. The Temple of Olympian Zeus offer those exploring Athens a chance to better understand the role religion has played in the area. Athens features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Old Acropolis Museum.
If you are ready to splash some cash, visit the Monastiraki Flea Market, the Athens Central Market and the Athens Heart Mall.
To really get to know Metamorfosi, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the amenities at the Royal Olympic Hotel, the Athens Gate Hotel, and the Electra Palace Hotel Athens.