Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, Kallithea

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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (Greek: Κέντρο Πολιτισμού Ίδρυμα Σταύρος Νιάρχος) is a complex in the bay of Faliro in Athens which includes new facilities for the National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Greek National Opera (GNO), as well as the 210,000 m² Stavros Niarchos Park. The Center was designed by architect Renzo Piano and its construction was funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The €566 million project was completed in 2016, and was donated to the Greek state in 2017.
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  • everything is so beautiful and clean, the spacious park, the small lake, the library and of course the excellent view from the top. my favorite experience was some years ago, there was a concert (i...  more »
  • I didn’t even know about the free tours until I started researching the Greek National Opera. During my last trip to Europe I really enjoyed the tour at the Vienna Opera House and was looking for a.....  more »
  • Extraordinary place to visit. You can cycle, run and do whatever activities you would like. There's also fitness equipment placed in one spot of the whole foundation. And the best, ping pong tables are there. You can drink your coffee while it's an ideal place for kids to play. Awesome view from the top of foundation's building.
  • A masterpiece of architecture thought and built with best in class ecological features. Hosting the Greek National Library and the Greek Opera House. The park is a peaceful area for relaxing around the olive trees, enjoy the surrounding views of Athens and discover lots of attractions. Can can also enjoy the indoor restaurant but also several coffee shops with nice terraces. Parking is indoors and comes with a fee. Opera House proposes a nice program. In summer lots of outside events are proposed, like open movie theatre. A must see.

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