Psychiko is near many of Athens’s well-known sights. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Golden Hall and the much-loved Helexpo. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Avenue Shopping Mall and Mall Athens.
Travelers come from all over the world to experience Acropolis, one of the most photographed sites in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle on the city.
There are some unique cultural highlights in and around Psychiko. Find the treasures kept in the many fascinating museums such as Benaki Museum, the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and Byzantine Museum. Aspiring artists should check out the collections at the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art, the Athens National Art Gallery and the Greek Folk Art Museum. Lovers of the arts will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as the Athens Concert Hall and the National Theatre of Greece.
If the sun is shining, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Bring a picnic, take a few photos, or just soak up the sunshine at the Athens National Garden and the Pedion Areos Park.
Athens has a number of unique places to see including Syntagma Square, the Stoa of Attalos and Roman Agora. See some sacred places such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain a deeper understanding of the role of religion in the area. For those who enjoy history, Athens’s bygone days can still be experienced at the Old Acropolis Museum.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, grab a bite to eat or just window shop at nearby fashion hotspots such as the Monastiraki Flea Market and the Athens Central Market.
If you’re a sports lover, don’t miss the opportunity to see local favorites, the A.E.K Athens, doing battle in nearby Athens Olympic Stadium. On match days the stadium is filled with yellow and black, as soccer fans join together to cheer on their beloved team.
For a real taste of Psychiko, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Electra Palace Hotel Athens, the O&B Athens Boutique Hotel, and the Plaka Hotel.