The Bathhouse of the Winds

The Bathhouse of the Winds is the only surviving hamam (Turkish bathhouse) in Athens and one of the few remnants of Ottoman times. Built...

The Russian church of Athens

The imposing Russian church is not only one of the oldest churches in Athens, but also one of the most fascinating. This historic...

Athens: Irregular and Indigenous

The battle between what architects and planners hypothesized on their drawing boards and how the urban dwellers went on with carrying out...

The Queen’s Gardens

The National Garden Behind the Old Palace (Parliament Building), lies a 16-hectare (40-acre) park, cherished by all Athenians. Formerly...

Modernism in Athens

A guided walking tour past some of Athens’ best modernist architecture devised and led by Big Olive. Modernism visited Athens in person...