The most instagrammable places in Athens

Greek islands such as Crete, Santorini or Mykonos are known to be "instagrammable" regions often exposed by influencers to their community. These islands, which sell us dreams on social media, are not however the only aesthetic gems that Greece has to offer.

Manon Leroyer


The emblematic Acropolis, the Plaka district or the Roman Agora seem to be the best places to take your most beautiful pictures, but the capital is full of more atypical places that are still worth a visit. Discover the 8 most Instagrammable places in Athens!


1. Little Kook

Alice in Wonderland decoration


Located in the Psirri neighborhood, Little Kook lights up the narrow Pittaki alley with its flamboyant decorations inspired by fairy tales such as Alice in Wonderland, Mary Poppins, Cinderella and Peter Pan, immersing visitors in a fairy tale world.

Because of its changing themes and decorations throughout the seasons, Little Kook has become a popular attraction in Athens and one of the most photographed cafes in the city. No matter what time of year you visit, the decorations will delight you!

📌 Address : Karaiskaki 17, Athens


2. MS Roof Garden


In the middle of the many rooftops that gravitate around Monastiraki Square, MS Roof Garden stands out for its bright and floral decoration. You can enjoy the atypical cocktails offered by the bar with a spectacular view of the Acropolis in a colorful and charming setting even more bewitching at night.

📌 Address : Athinas 1 &, Ermou, Athens 


3. Anafiotika

Scenic neighborhood of Anafiotika


The small scenic neighborhood of Anafiotika, at the foot of the Acropolis Hill, is the ideal place if you want to add an exotic touch to your social networks. The white houses and small streets give this place an island paradise feel and remind us of the island architecture in the heart of this cosmopolitan city. 

After climbing a few steps and winding your way through narrow passages, you will reach the top of the neighborhood with a breathtaking view of the entire capital. Be careful, however, to respect the serenity of this place and its residents.


4. Tazza Caffe

Interior decoration Tazza Caffe


For the vintage enthusiast, Tazza Caffe will delight you with its Victorian lampshades and Renaissance-inspired chairs. Enjoy a meal or a glass of wine in the midst of eccentric and busy decor with a royal castle look.

📌 Address : Petraki 5, Athens


5. 1002 νυχτες

1002 nyxtes street corner


This colorful little street corner, not far from Little Kook café, is the perfect setting for vibrant and sparkling photos that will brighten up the feed of all your followers. Take a look around Karaiskaki Street and find a colorful painted wall leading to a charming yellow door.

📌 Address : Karaiskaki 10, Athens


6. The athenian metro


When we think of Instagrammable places, we don't directly think of the Athenian metro. However, the tagged cars of the first line reflect the cosmopolitan and artistic soul of this city. The Monastiraki and Piraeus stations are ideal for authentic and offbeat shots.


7. The view from the Lycabettus Hill

Night view of Athens and its Acropolis from the Lycabettus Hill


After a short hike or cable car ride, you will reach the highest point of Athens, the top of Lycabettus Hill, from where you will have the opportunity to admire a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Beyond the 360° view, don't forget to pass by the church of St. George and the open-air theater.


8. The 7 Jokers

The Seven Jokers Bar


The interior of this eccentric bar will surprise you, everywhere you look there is something unexpected. In a chic and vintage atmosphere, you will be able to take beautiful and aesthetic pictures. 

📌 Address : Voulis 7, Athens


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