Ethniki Amyna metro station

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Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Εθνική Άμυνα
Ethniki Amyna
Attiki Metro Ethniki Amyna2.jpg
Station platforms and sculptures
LocationAthens, Greece
Coordinates38°00′00″N 23°47′08″E / 38.00000°N 23.78556°E / 38.00000; 23.78556Coordinates: 38°00′00″N 23°47′08″E / 38.00000°N 23.78556°E / 38.00000; 23.78556
Operated byStatheres Sygkoinonies S.A.
Line(s)Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels3
Opened28 January 2000
Preceding station   Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Athens Metro   Following station
Line 3
towards Airport
Εθνική Άμυνα Ethniki Amyna is located in North Athens
Εθνική Άμυνα Ethniki Amyna
Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Εθνική Άμυνα
Ethniki Amyna
Location within North Athens

Ethniki Amyna (Εθνική Άμυνα) is an Athens Metro Line 3 (Blue Line) station with an island platform, situated close to the Ministry of National Defence and the Ministry of Transportation and Communications. When the Metro first opened, it served as the terminal station for all trains to that direction (Syntagma station being the other end of the line at the time).

Station layout[edit]

G Ground Exits/Entrances
C Concourse Customer Service, Tickets
Platform 1 Athens Metro Line 3.svg towards Nikaia (Katehaki)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Athens Metro Line 3.svg towards Airport (Holargos)

Cultural works[edit]

Ethniki Amyna has four art installations: three sculptures at the platform level and one large installation in the concourse.[1]

  • Dimitris Kalamaras: The dead fighter (platform level)
  • Clearhos Loukopoulos: Stele (platform level)
  • Costas Koulentianos: Nouvelle Generation IX (platform level)
  • Costas Tsoklis, Underground Park (concourse)


  1. ^ "AttikoMetro Inside". Attiko Metro SA. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2013.