MAGNA GRECIA HOTEL - LOCATION
The Location of the Hotel in Plaka
Located in the heart of Athens, historical Plaka area, Hotel Magna Grecia is just 5 min walk from Syntagma Square. The location of the hotel offers marvellous view to Acropolis. Plaka is one of the oldest places located in Athens. The word plaka refers to “joke” and the area was famous for its bohemians in 19th century Athens. Dotted with the best neoclassical buildings, the place is noted for its panoramic scenic beauty. Some thirty years ago the marvelous buildings used to be neglected but over the years they have been restored to their previous glory.Its brilliant location and the abundance of beauty all along have made the location one of the popular tourist hubs. Amidst the glorious splendor of natural beauty Magna Grecia Hotel is the one to look for.
Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is not far away from the hotel. It is well connected with the city center and most importantly frequent express bus service is available round the clock. Both bus stop and the Athens metro at Syntagma Square are only 300 meters away from the hotel in Athens center.
It takes only 30 minutes to reach the hotel if one chooses taxi as the mode of transport while journey by public transport takes only 40 minutes. The subway station is located 200 meters away from the hotel while the state of the art hotel allows the tourist to park their car within 50 meters.
There are many local attractions that draw visitors and tourists from every corner of the world. Some of the major attractions and their locations are as follows:
Monastiriaki Flea market is 300 meters away from Plaka. Many small shops are located in this market such as Turkish Bazaar.
The Natural Historic Museum is only 6 min walk from the hotel along with Lycabetus Hill. There are a couple of vantage points besides the Acropolis which offer a superb view of the city. Lycabettus Hill is really a limestone rock soaring up nearly 1,000 feet high in the sky.
Located 500 meters away from the hotel, The Parthenon is one of the towering temples, dedicated to the goddess Athena Pantheons (virgin Athena)
Situated 600 meters away from the hotel, Ancient Agora of classical Athens is a replica of the ancient Greek Agora. It is located to the northwest of the Acropolis surrounded by the hill of Areopagus on the south.
The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel which is located on a high cliff above the city of Athens. The acropolis boasts of the remains of several ancient buildings that bear the great architectural historic significance.
There are many other tourist attractions like ancient Athenian Cemetery, National Gallery, Theatre of Dionysos, Museum of Cycladic Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ilias Lalaounis Jewellery Museum and many more which one see in Athens. And staying in Magna Gracia Hotel makes it all the more fun as it is right in the center of the city and all these locations are a few minutes away.
The great transport system, flight facility and many other aspects like these have made the tourists look for the hotel whenever they come to visit Athens. All the major attractions are located quite near. Therefore, the visitors have the great opportunity to cover all of these places during their stay.