Neos Kosmos, Athens

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Neos Kosmos
Νέος Κόσμος
Neighborhood
Scene of Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece
Scene of Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece
Location within Athens
Location within Athens
Coordinates: 37°57′32″N 23°43′57″E / 37.95889°N 23.73250°E / 37.95889; 23.73250Coordinates: 37°57′32″N 23°43′57″E / 37.95889°N 23.73250°E / 37.95889; 23.73250
Country Greece
Region Attica
City Athens
Postal code 117 43, 117 44, 117 45,
Area code(s) 210
Website www.cityofathens.gr

Neos Kosmos (Greek: Νέος Κόσμος [ˈneos ˈkosmos] (About this sound listen); meaning "New World") is a neighborhood in Athens, Greece.

History[edit]

In classical antiquity, the area of Neos Kosmos may have been the location of the gymnasium Cynosarges.

Geography[edit]

Neos Kosmos is south of the historic centre of the city. Andrea Syngrou Avenue is one of the main roads of Neos Kosmos.

Public Transportation[edit]

Subway[edit]

Neos Kosmos has three Attiko Metro subway stations: Syngrou Fix, Neos Kosmos and Agios Ioannis.

Buildings along Kasomouli Street in Neos Kosmos

Tram[edit]

Neos Kosmos is also served by the Athens Tram.

Sports[edit]

Thriamvos Athens, a multisport club founded in 1930, based in Neos Kosmos. The club has won a panhellenic title in women basketball and has departments in various sport such as football, basketball and volleyball.

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