3 Syntagma Square Squares and Neighborhoods Syntagma square, with the building of the Hellenic Parliament, is the centre of the city. Thiseio Squares and Neighborhoods Yet another neighborhood of Athens with a history that started in antiquity. Vouliagmeni Squares and Neighborhoods The large coastal zone of the cosmopolitan Vouliagmeni has some of the most beautiful and busiest beaches of Attica. Aeridon Square Squares and Neighborhoods The square has taken its name by the monument Horologion of Kyrrhestes (Tower of the Winds), an octagonal marble building with representations of the winds on its pediments. Avissinias Square Squares and Neighborhoods One of the most impressive spots of Athens is Avissinias square. Kolonaki Squares and Neighborhoods Kolonaki, the aristocratic district of the centre, was, is and will be the first choice for any bon viveur, but also a really lively source of culture and quality entertainment. Mets Squares and Neighborhoods Ilissos, the French-Prussian war of 1870 and illicit sex encounters all come together at the small neighborhood at the foothills of Ardetus. The Commercial Centre Squares and Neighborhoods The Commercial Triangle of Athens constitutes the heart of the city. Dexameni Square Squares and Neighborhoods At the top of Kolonaki, at the basis of Lycabettus, is Dexamenis square. Exarcheia Squares and Neighborhoods The neighborhood took its name from Exarchos, the grocer from Epirus, who had its store at Themistocleous street and its history started in about 1850 with the first houses under Strefi hill. Faliro Squares and Neighborhoods The first port of ancient Athens maintained its dominance until the creation of the port of Piraeus by Themistocles, while in the beginning of 1900, the tram already operated since 1830, it was converted into a resort with the mansions of wealthy Athenians. Filomousos Eteria Square Squares and Neighborhoods The central square of Plaka was named after the Filomousos Eteria which was founded in 1813 by intellectuals of Athens.