Vasilissis Amalias Avenue
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Vasilissis Amalias Avenue (Greek: Λεωφόρος Βασιλίσσης Αμαλίας, "Queen Amalia Avenue") is a major avenue in Athens linking Andrea Syngrou Avenue along with Athanasiou Diakou Street, a small artery to Vouliagmenis Avenue and Panepistimiou Street along with Vassilissis Sofias Avenue. This avenue was named after the first queen of modern Greece, Amalia, consort to King Othon.
Visitor attractions include the Greek Parliament with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to the east and Syntagma Square (Constitution Square) to the west, the Arch of Hadrian and the Temple of Olympian Zeus to the south and the Zappeion to the east at the centre of the avenue.
The avenue has three lanes and further north four with two coming from Vasilissis Sofias Avenue. The National Garden lies to the east and residential buildings cover the west with eight to ten storey buildings in the northwestern part.
- Athanasiou Diakou Street and Andrea Syngrou Avenue
- Dionysiou Areopagitou Street (west)
- Lysistratous Street (from southbound)
- Vasilissis Olgas Avenue
- Filellinon Avenue (merge from eastbound of Agiou Konstantinou and Stadiou)
- Souri Street
- Xenofontos Street
- Vasilissis Sofias Avenue and Panepistimiou Street
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