Akadimia, Athens

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Akadimia
Ακαδημία
Neighborhood
Panepistimiou Street from above
Panepistimiou Street from above
Location within Athens
Location within Athens
Coordinates: 37°58′48″N 23°44′3″E / 37.98000°N 23.73417°E / 37.98000; 23.73417Coordinates: 37°58′48″N 23°44′3″E / 37.98000°N 23.73417°E / 37.98000; 23.73417
Country Greece
Region Attica
City Athens
Postal Code 106 79
Area code(s) 210
Website www.cityofathens.gr

Akadimia (Greek: Ακαδημία, pronounced [a.ka.ðiˈmi.a]), literally "Academy", is a neighborhood in central Athens, Greece.

Located directly north and slight west of Syntagma Square, it is bounded by Akadimias Street, Panepistimiou Street, Solonos Street and Stadiou Street. It is named after the Academy of Athens, since this was the first educational building to be built there in 1859. One of the busiest areas of Athens, many important buildings are found here.

The Panepistimio metro station serves Line 2 of the Athens Metro, while there is a tram stop at Plateia Klafthmonos.

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