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Known as the heart of Athens, this busy city center is full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants.
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good10%
  • Average25%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible27%
2 days ago
“Don't make a special trip”
4 days ago
“Just Transit Through”
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Athens, Greece
Omonia
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

It is the oldest square in Athens, however, today it is not really pleasant to visit. It seems to be a gathering point for addicts and homeless people. In the area there are many foreign shops, eateries and newspaper stand which sell papers from around...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We can only hope that the excellent Tiare Hotel breathes some new life into this area. Very rundown, with unsavory characters and desperate immigrants lurking about. No reason to come here as there are no nice cafes, restaurants or shops along the square. The metro...More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The square is placed at the edge of what you would walk to most sites. The area is not very clean. The main point here is the metro station connecting two lines.

Thank Johannes Sælsen N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Omonoia is one the central squares in Athens with nice facilities and connections to Metro and bus links to the rest of the city. There are a number of restaurants and hotels around the square and it is one of the main stops for the...More

Thank Reza S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place to visit if you want to witness the decline of Athens and Greece itself. This is not a pretty square. Covered with graffiti and peopled by the homeless, you can look up and see abandoned buildings that probably once housed thriving...More

Thank Ulysses S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Omonia Square is not a place where you want to linger. There is a heavy air of desperation and despair there, with people on the street corners begging, and people who look very sick. There is also a feeling of hostility. You receive many hostile...More

Thank Writers-Haven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its too bad to see this famous square being full with people with adictions all over you certainly dont feel safe and the square should have been improved many years ago.Certainly not a place for sightseeing and at night you have be careful.

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Omonia is the middle of Athens and it is in the middle of the city. From here several big streets start and head off to different directions, such as the famous Panepistimiou, Stadiou, Athinas, 3rd Septemvriou, Pireos and Agiou Konstandinou. It was constructed in the...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't feel safe walking on this square. Decades ago, Omonia square was a nice place, now days walking on daytime alone is asking for trouble, imagine afterwards when the sun goes down.

2  Thank Dina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had her passport and money stolen from her backpack while she wore it! They are very clever! They pushed her and crowded her so she lost perspective of what was going on. Avoid crowds and wear your backpack backwards!

2  Thank Steve T
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Omonia
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
...More
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