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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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"Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural centre"

Boarded the "Free mini van bus" at 1515 hrs outside the landmark the McDonald's restaurant in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
What a place!

Building that includes library and a big place for events plus the opera theatre is really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Limassol, Cyprus
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“cultural center”(17 reviews)
“opera house”(20 reviews)
A multifunctional and environmentally sustainable education, arts, and recreation destination. It comprises of the Stavros Niarchos Park, and the new facilities of the National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Greek National Opera (GNO). Designed...more
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364 Andrea Syngrou Ave., Kallithea 17674, Greece
+30 21 6809 1001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Boarded the "Free mini van bus" at 1515 hrs outside the landmark the McDonald's restaurant in Syntagma Square.and it was a pleasant drive along the plush avenues of Athens towards "Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural centre". We reached the centre within twenty minutes and the sight...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Building that includes library and a big place for events plus the opera theatre is really beautiful with modern architecture. Visited place a sunny Sunday in January and we enjoy a lot. The café was full so we had a long walk in order to...More

4  Thank 20Andreas12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well kept and large, we had a nice walk there after landing and checking in to hotel. It is quite hot during the afternoon bc not much shade, but has lots to look at. Opera house and library looked totally great.

Thank bethebel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful new Opera House and Library, outstanding modern architecture, beautiful landscaped gardens, terrific views of Athens and the port to the Peloponnese. Excellent restaurant at the end of the canal. Tip - there are free tours available conducted by resident junior architects - check availability

Thank DTG59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice for walking (baby friendly, pet friendly) . Cosy cafe with live bands, really interesting and eco friendly playgrounds and the most fountain! Lovelly and huge garden for events and open air cinema! You need definetelly more than 3 hours to visit it

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a bussiness meeting, 20 years anniversary for the pharma company in Greece. On roof top of the building, this event took place, in a luxurious environment. Take a look at the photos ..

Thank apapafloratos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a piece of modern art and technology. There are a lot of performances you may watch either for free or not. This is the new home of the Greek national library and the Greek national opera. You can visit the lighthouse and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the centre having heard that it is a stunning piece of architecture. We parked in the underground car park and walked into the main building. The glass elevator to the top was an experience and when you emerge under the canopy, the panoramic...More

Thank _helenfox64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent one month in Athens and SNFCC (namely the National Library) was my fav place to work. It is not only about its beauty, light and peace: this Centre, which combines the Library with the Operam with some exhibitions, with a huge fantastic garden,...More

2  Thank NevaMi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am SO glad I went here. In fact, I loved it so much I returned in the evening after having visited in the afternoon. The architecture is stunning, the views fantastic, and the gardens superb. Next to the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, and Mt....More

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27 August 2018|
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Response from _helenfox64 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t notice any lockers but there may be some in the library. There are lockers at the port.
28 November 2017|
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
There’s not any entrance fee. Sunday is a good day to visit but it will be a little bit crowded. This is not a problem, anyway. It is nice to have happy people around.
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24 October 2017|
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Response from George T | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Center offers a multi story car park with designated parking spaces for people with accessible needs.