Omonoia, Athens

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Omonoia
Ομόνοια
Neighborhood
Night view of Omonoia Square.
Night view of Omonoia Square.
Location within Athens
Location within Athens
Coordinates: 37°59′2″N 23°43′40″E / 37.98389°N 23.72778°E / 37.98389; 23.72778Coordinates: 37°59′2″N 23°43′40″E / 37.98389°N 23.72778°E / 37.98389; 23.72778
Country Greece
Region Attica
City Athens
Postal code 104 xx, 105 xx
Website www.cityofathens.gr

Omonoia (Greek: Ομόνοια pronounced [oˈmo.ni.a]) is a neighborhood in downtown Athens, Greece, centered on the square of the same name and served by the Omonoia station of the Athens Metro. Historically the heart of the city, it has experienced serious urban decay in recent years, becoming plagued by drug dealing, prostitution and theft, especially in its western part. Despite that, it is still a focal point for commercial and social life in Athens, especially for the various immigrant communities.