1Walk in eclectic alternative neighborhoods of Athens - such as Gazi, Metaxourgio, and Psiri
2See Athens from another point of view, that of an artist that lives and creates in the streets of Athens
3Learn what’s hiding behind the images and how they fit into the political and social context of Athens today
Why we chose this tourOur Athens Street Art Tour reveals a side of the city that most travelers miss out on. With so many enchanting sites to visit, the vocal street art somehow fades into the background. Don’t leave Athens without appreciating it’s unique subcultures, political messages, and ever-changing faces sprawled across buildings - both ancient and modern. Athens is a city with rich history and constant evolution, and it’s street art reflects this, highlighting both challenges and achievements. Each moving display of individual and collective expression offers insight into the essence of the culture. Join our Athens Street Art Tour to discover Athens on a whole other level - through the voice of its people.
Our Athens Street Art Tour takes you on a journey to discover the incredible street-art scene. You’ll wander through eclectic neighborhoods to appreciate some of Athens’ most iconic masterpieces and local landmarks that represent the city’s cultural consciousness. Your guide, a local street-artist well connected in the cultural scene, offers in-depth knowledge of the background and meaning of the works you’ll admire.
Athens street art varies from neighborhood to neighborhood. In Gazi, new industry harmonizes with formal pieces of art. Meanwhile, in Metaxourgio, artworks flow with a creative force. In Psiri, where the Athens street art scene first emerged, powerful political messages are palpable. Our Athens Street Art Tour will leave you with a richer connection to the city’s evolution and diversity.
The Athens Street Art Tour is available daily (April-October) and each Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (November-March). The tour starts and ends in Athens with guaranteed departures.
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Itinerary - Athens Street Art Tour
10:00 Meet your guide at Thissio train station
- Meet your guide at Thissio train station, in front of the orange KTEL ticket booth
Guided Street Art Tour of Athens
- Enjoy a guided Street Art Tour with a local artist!
- Explore the alternative neighborhoods of Gazi, Metaxourgio and Psiri and learn about the street art and its political context
Drop off at Psiri Square
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