Omonoia squareAthens , Greece
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In front of you in a live broadcast there one of the most crowded places in Athens – Omonoia square, the center of the Omonia district. As can be clearly seen in the online camera, there are many streets of the Greek capital branched from Omonoia square in different directions. In the center of the square there is an underground metro station.
The Omonoia square, which you see in the webcam, was built according to the Athens development plan approved in 1846. At the beginning it bore the name of Palace Square, but in 1862 it was renamed Omonoia square, which means “Concord Square”.
In the past the square in this online live camera had a beautiful fountain, but now it has lost its originality. Despite this, there are many restored buildings and modern hotels surrounding it.
Omonoia square, where the live stream is conducted from, has a large number of budget cafes, shops, taverns and trading shop. Nearby there is the central market. Not far from it there is the municipality of the city with the “Drachma Monument”, installed after the Greece transition to EURO.
On the opposite side of the area, falling into the lens of this webcam, there is Kannigos Square.
The Omonoia square shown online is the most popular tourist destination. Despite this, you should not come here at night. At twilight, representatives of the criminal world gather in the square.
The capital district of Omonia, where Omonoia square showed in this webcam is located, occupies the center of Athens, between Syntagma and Exarchia. Omonia is a noisy and crowded area. There are many hotels of different price categories and shops for excellent shopping.
Despite the fact that in the evenings it is better not to appear in some places in the Omonia district, the streets are often patrolled by the police, and in general it is quite safe.
In Omonia, part of which you see online, there is a metro station located right Omonoia squarein this webcam.
The city of Athens, where the live broadcast is conducted from, is the capital of Greece and the cradle of ancient civilization. From here originates classical Greece.
The first prehistoric settlement in Athens appeared around 3000 BC.
The structure of the city has the Old Town, the central areas (including Omonia in this online camera), suburban areas and the Piraeus Port. There are two hills rising in the center: the Acropolis hill with the Parthenon and ancient temples and the Lycabettus Hill with the beautiful small church of St. George.
Planning a trip to Athens, it is better to stock up on a lot of time to examine in detail all the ancient historical monuments and the ruins of the city, its amazing neoclassical buildings and museums.