With exotic eats, cool new hotels and diverse drawcards, feel the modern pulse of Athens in Omonia—a multicultural area on the brink of big change.

By Amanda Dardanis

Omonia makes a splash.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Scenic Squares

Omonia Square

Nature springs up in the urban centre of Athens.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Kotzia Square gives you room to breathe.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Kotzia Square

Historic Churches

Agios Ioannis at Kolona

A painted sign signals you in to Agios Ioannis.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

A cathedral on the cutting-edge of ecclesiastic style.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Cathedral of Agiou Konstantinou

Greek Classics

Telis keeps it simple.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

The neighbourhood's iconic street art.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Cultural Icons

Ethnic Eats & Exotic Shops

Picture-perfect fruit.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis