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5 things to do in Athens


Derya İşsever and Çimen Bachri, the founders of Berlin-based fashion label Issever Bahri, Issever Bahri map out the best destinations in the ancient city of Athens. Much of the duo’s inspiration comes from the traditions of their mixed heritage, which has its roots in both Greece and Turkey. Ximena Daneri discovers their Athens favourites

Ximena Daneri,

1. ‘For traditional homestyle cooking you have to go to Nikiforos’

Nikiforos, Laskaridou 7, 115 24 Athens, +30 21 0698 4057

2. ‘Exhibitions of Greek and international visual artists, performances and live concerts are always taking place at The Art Foundation’

The Art Foundation, Normanou 5, 105 55 Athens, +30 21 0323 8757

3. ‘Spend some time at the National Archaeological Museum to see the spectacular collection. The museum is free on Sundays’

National Archaeological Museum, 44 Patission, 106 82 Athens, +30 21 3214 4890

4. ‘To have a coffee or a drink with friends you should go to Six Dogs, a day and night cultural entertainment centre in the heart of Athens’

Six Dogs, 6-8 Avramiotou, 105 51, Athens, +30 21 0321 0510, sixdogs.gr

5. ‘You simply must see the Acropolis!’

Acropolis Museum, 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou, 117 42 Athens, +30 21 0900 0900

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