PALIO FALIRO

PALIO FALIRO

Palaio Faliro is a coastal quarter of the southern sector of Athens, southwest of the center of Athens. Paleo Faliro has large beaches and was from the beginning of the 20th century – but still continues to be – a bustling bathing destination, especially the area of ​​Edem , next to Alimou Marina. Along the beach of Palaio Faliro, there are some of the neoclassical villas, characteristic examples of architecture of the past century. One of them is the “KOULOURA” villa, a tower with a unique architecture and history, which has been fully renovated and used as a game museum. Characteristic of Paleo Faliro is the white building of Flisvos, located on the beach, opposite the square of the municipality. The Flisvos Marina is a modern marina and besides hosting private yachts, it has many restaurants, cafes and bars, thus being a pole of attraction for the recreation of the Athenians all over the city. Among the white buildings of Flisvos and Flisvos Marina, next to sea, there is the Flisvos summer cinema and the Flisvos Park, where there are paths for walking in the green, playground and outdoor gymnastics. Next to Flisvos Marina there is the municipal sports center “Trocadero” tennis and basketball courts, tortoise and swimming pool. The historic Averof battleship, which is anchored just outside the Flisvos marina, next to the Naval History Park, is now used as a museum. In the Delta of Faliro further down to Piraeus, there is the Air Force History Museum, and Tae Kwon Do 2004 Olympic Concert Hall, where today it hosts various events. Right across from the Tae Kwon Do , connected to an air-pedestrian bridge in the municipality of Kallithea, risk the Foundation Culture Center Stavros Niarchos, one of the largest and most modern cultural centers in the world, which hosts the National Opera and the National Library.