Monastiraki metro station

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Μοναστηράκι
Monastiraki
Athens - Monastiraki square and station - 20060508.jpg
Location Monastiraki, Athens
Greece
Coordinates 37°58′34″N 23°43′32″E / 37.97611°N 23.72556°E / 37.97611; 23.72556Coordinates: 37°58′34″N 23°43′32″E / 37.97611°N 23.72556°E / 37.97611; 23.72556
Operated by Statheres Sygkoinonies S.A.
Line(s) Athens Metro Line 1.svg Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Platforms 4
Tracks 4
Construction
Structure type Underground
Platform levels 4
History
Opened 17 May 1895 (Line 1)
22 April 2003 (Line 3)
Services
Preceding station   Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Athens Metro   Following station
towards Piraeus
Line 1
towards Kifisia
towards Agia Marina
Line 3
towards Airport
Monastiraki line 3 platforms

Monastiraki (English: Monastery) station is an interchange station on the Athens Metro, between Lines 1 and 3.[1] The original "Monastirion" surface station on Line 1 opened in May 17, 1895. It became an interchange point of the network when the underground station of Line 3 opened in April 22, 2003. It is located in the historic center of Athens, near the neighborhood of Plaka. The station is right beneath the Acropolis and next to the site of the Ancient Agora of Athens.

Station layout[edit]

Ground/Concourse
G/C
Customer service Tickets
Exits
Level
L1
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1 Athens Metro Line 1.svg towards Piraeus (Thiseio)
Platform 2 Athens Metro Line 1.svg towards Kifisia (Omonoia)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Level
L2
Shops Stores - ATMs
Level
L3
Shops Charity bazaars
Level
L4
Platform 3 Athens Metro Line 3.svg towards Agia Marina (Kerameikos)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 4 Athens Metro Line 3.svg towards Airport (Syntagma)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urban Rail Transport SA (STASY SA) :Stations". STASY S.A. Retrieved 8 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Monastiraki station at Wikimedia Commons