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Famous as an anarchist hotspot, Exarchia has always been a focus for a fierce exchange of ideas, creativity and youth culture. During the peak economic crisis the area was a hub of protest and rebellion, and today it is a destination for young creatives looking to embrace the fluid, beautiful chaos…
Exarcheia has an edgy alternative vibe, its streets decorated with politically charged murals and lined with anarchist bookshops and stores selling rare vinyl and vintage guitars. Bars and clubs host live music, including rembetika (Greek blues), jazz and punk acts. Shady Valtetsiou street has a…
The area is unique. It is the home of the Politechnic University of Athens, and has been the center of major political changes, and student riots, over the years. So the area as being at the center of the city, attracts all interesting types of people, of cullture, of the arts, intellectuals, etc,…
Exarcheia (Εξαρχεια) is a student and politically active area, where you can find small bars and restaurants with tasty and inexpensive food.
Exarcheia done differently
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