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Coffe, Walk &Talk @ the Syggrou forest

Hosted by the Consul of the Athens Spontaneous North Suburbs Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Wed 03 Mar 14:30 - 16:00

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Let's meet on the Marousi square, grab our favorite warm drink from any of available coffee places, and walk to the Syggrou forest which is near by.

Along bustling Kifissias Avenue, toward the northern Athenian suburb of Kifissia, in the area of Marousi, is a wonderful natural forest that spans Protected content . Full of magnificent pines and numerous other trees, plants, and flowers, Syngrou Forest is a natural wonderland whose historic footpaths date back even to prehistoric times.

As visitors follow the constantly unfolding paths, they’ll come across archaeological findings that are evidence of the site’s journey in history all the way back to prehistoric times. At the beginning of the 20th century, Andreas Syngros purchased land on this site which became his estate. The main residence, dairy farm, and Saint Andrew’s chapel stand today in relatively good condition. The small church was designed by the great German architect Ernst Ziller and is the only Gothic-style Orthodox church in Greece.

After and within a tough lockdown period, we will all need to do some outdoor walking and see others.
Of course, all due safety measures (social distancing, masks, walking in twos etc) should be taken individually in order to stay CoVid Free and happy!

Please participate only if you intend to respect health safety precautions, for yourself and others.

Stay safe and stay in touch!