Coordinates: 37.984913, 23.725346

National Theatre

At Agios Konstantinos street, exactly opposite the impressive church with the same name, is the most impressive building of the area, the one of the National Theatre.

It was built in the end of the 19th century according to the plans by the German architect Ernst Ziller, following the initiative of king George I and with donations of Greek living abroad and it operates from 1901, initially as the Royal Theatre and later as the National Theatre. It is one of the most beautiful neo-classical buildings in Athens, of Renaissance order, and has seen a lot of modifications and expansions. Its interior has been made in imitation of the theatre in Vienna, while its façade is modeled according to Hadrian’s Library in Plaka.



Ag. Konstantinou 22 104 37

Metro: Omonoia station

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