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Eugenides Digital Planetarium
The New Eugenides Digital Planetarium

The Eugenides Foundations’ New Digital Planetarium today is the largest and best equipped digital planetarium in the world. In the new 280-seat ultramodern auditorium, spectators can enjoy an exciting experience, a voyage in three-dimensional virtual reality under a gigantic hemispherical dome with an area of 950m², equivalent to two-and-a-half basketball courts.

Its high-tech simulation systems include:

• two high resolution 3D imaging systems.
• two systems simulating millions of stars.
• Interactive multimedia and automated systems.
• large format film projector.
• laser projection system.
• surround sound system with 44 speakers with a total of 40.000 watts.

Program: call +30 210 9469 641 for the latest program schedule.

Opening hours Opening hours and admission
Bus lines: 126, B2, 550 and A2
Location map 387, Syngrou avenue

Tom's placeTom’s place

Tom McGrathVisit the famous house of Tom McGrath at 23, Iperidon Street. Tom is a harmless free spirit whose home collapsed in the 1999 earthquake. Tom still lives there amid big collection of strange objects. There's a vintage motorbike next to a car dubbed the Taliban Taxi, a pair of feet sticking out of a plywood coffin, a stuffed elephant peeping from a rubbish bin, a plastic basketball ring, a collection of peculiar signs and bits of graffiti, umbrellas, couches and potplants appearing in odd places. Somewhere at the back is the shaggy room in which Tom lives with his dog. He ventures out frequently for conversations with himself and passersby.

Locaton map 23, Ypereidou street - Plaka
Nearest metro staton Syntagma, Akropoli

Agia DynamisAgia Dynamis

Under the Ministry of Education and Religion on Mitropoleos Street and squeezed between two supporting pillars, you will find the tiny church of Agia Dynamis (Holy Power). As the church has a significant history and therefore cannot be demolished, the ministry had to be partly built over it. The church belongs to the Monastery of Pendeli.

It was in this church that, during the Greek revolution, the Greek ammunition master Mastropavlis had to make bullets for the Turkish. However, he also managed to make them for de Greeks freedom fighters. These bullets were smuggled out in garbage bags during the night.

The walls inside show signs of an old wall painting representing Saint Filothei, one of Athens’ patron saints. This tiny church is well loved by the Athenians and you will see many paying it a short visit in the morning on their way to work.

Opening hours Corner of Mitropoleos street and Pentellis street.
Nearest metro staton Syntagma

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   The new Eugenides planetarium
   Tom's place
   Agia Dinamis

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