Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Athens Town Hall


This is the Town Hall of the City of Athens, situated on Kotzia Square. It's not as magnificent as the Paris Hotel de Ville, but I like it because it's understated and elegant. It's surrounded by some pretty ugly buildings, but the open space in front of it offers some respite from the abundance of cement all around.

5 comments:

VP said...

I walked a lot around Athens but I really can't remember if I have seen in this square. My fault...

Tinsie said...

Not at all. I lived in Athens for *years* before I discovered this square. Although it's very central (a stone's throw from Omonia) it is often overlooked.

JM said...

I don't remember being there...

Jacob said...

A lovely building for sure...and the fountain is a nice addition to the square!

Tinsie said...

@ JM: May be worth keeping it in mind for your next trip to Athens :-)

@ Jacob: Yes, fountains are always nice to have, especially in a city as warm as Athens.