Venue & Hospitality
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2019
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Athens is the capital of Greece. It was also known as the heart of Ancient Greece, It has a powerful civilization and empire. The city is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewelry and more from Ancient Greece.
The Athens city with the most glorious history in the world, a city worshipped by gods and people, a magical city. The enchanting capital of Greece has always been a birthplace for civilization. It is the city where democracy was born and most of the wise men of ancient times. The most important civilization of ancient world flourished in Athens and relives through some of the world's most formidable edifices.
The heart of Athens beats in Syntagma Square. Where Parliament and most of the Ministries are. Monastiraki, Kolonaki and Lycabettus Hill attract thousands of visitors all year round. A few kilometers from the historic center in Faliro, Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni, you can enjoy the sea breeze. Or you can head up north and enjoy the fresh air at the more classy neighborhoods of Marousi, Melissia, Vrilissia and of course Kifisia.
Athens and Attica in general have the most important archaeological monuments (Acropolis, Odeion of Herodes Atticus, Olymbion, Roman Market, Panathinaiko Stadium or Kallimarmaro, The Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, etc). In the capital you will admire many imposing neoclassic buildings, true ornaments of the city (The Greek Parliament, Athens Academy and University, etc). Don't miss visiting the museums hosting unique treasures of our cultural inheritance (Archaeological Museum, Military Museum, Byzantine Museum, etc).
Athens has always attracted peoples' attention. During the 2004 Olympic Games proved that, despite all the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, she never - not once - lost the talent. The return of Olympic Games to their birthplace was a great success.
The capital is famous, more than any other European capital, for its nightlife. Athens by night totally changes. The options for entertainment satisfy all tastes. The famous "bouzoukia" are the leaders in the Athenian entertainment. While the numerous theaters all around Athens offer a different type of entertainment. Athens is a divine city.
The city is a world centre of archaeological research. Along with national institutions, such as the Athens University and the Archaeological Society, there are multiple archaeological Museums including the National Archaeological Museum, the Cycladic Museum, the Epigraphic Museum, the Byzantine & Christian Museum, as well as museums at the ancient Agora, Acropolis, Kerameikos, and the Kerameikos Archaeological Museum. The city is also home to the Demokritos laboratory for Archaeometry, alongside regional and national archaeological authorities that form part of the Greek Department of Culture.
Athens has been a destination for travellers since antiquity. Over the past decade, the city's infrastructure and social amenities have improved, in part because of its successful bid to stage the 2004 Olympic Games. The Greek Government, aided by the EU, has funded major infrastructure projects such as the state-of-the-art Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, the expansion of the Athens Metro system,and the new Attiki Odos Motorway.
Athens was voted as the third best European city to visit in 2015 by European Best Destination. More than 240,000 people voted.
Famous Dishes and Restaurants in Athens
Briam is a roasted and tasty selection of simple Mediterranean ingredients. Namely, seasonal vegetables such as eggplant, bell peppers, zucchini, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, shallots, carrots, and garlic mixed with herbs and topped with a fresh & vibrant tomato sauce. It is mostly considered a summer dish, combining many special flavors. You should enjoy this dish with a block of salty feta cheese and crunchy bread.
Where to eat it:
The Acropolis Museum Restaurant
On the second floor of the Acropolis Museum, with a breathtaking view of the Acropolis, this amazing restaurant offers an array of salads, starters, snacks, main dishes, and sweet courses based on local specialties. Enjoy a version of briam with baked eggplants, tomato sauce, and gruyere. There’s also a children’s menu.
- Horiatiki Salata – Greek Salad
- GB Roof Restaurant
- Aegli Zappeio
We are look forward to seeing you in Athens.
Attractions & Landmarks
- National Archaeological Museum.
- Walking Athens at Night.
- Lycabettus Hill.
- The Plaka & Other Neighborhoods in Athens Greece.
- Syntagma Square.
- The Agora.
- Fairytale-themed amusement park..
- Van Gogh Museum..
- Science Center NEMO..
- Dam Square..
- Anne Frank House.
- Heineken Experience.