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Patisia in Athens Municipality
Patisia in Athens Municipality

Patisia or Patissia (Greek: Πατήσια) is a neighbourhood of central Athens, Greece. It is split in two neighbourhoods: Ano Patisia (upper Patisia) and Kato Patisia (lower Patisia). The main streets of Patisia are Patision Av. and Acharnon Av.

Ano Patisia[edit]

Ano Patisia is the northern, upper part of Patisia. It is a served by the Ano Patisia station of the Athens metro (ISAP). Near the station there are many businesses and shops, as well as one of the largest private schools in Greece, Lycée Léonin. Further from the train station, there are the premises of Titan Cement, a Greek cement company, as well as buildings of many automotive companies. Ano Patisia has pharmacies and a hospital, the Geniko Nosokomeio Patision. Development in Ano Patisia began in the 1870s.

The Scuola Italiana Statale di Atene, an Italian international school, is in Ano Patissia.[1][2]

Kato Patisia[edit]

Kato Patisia is the southern, lower part of Patisia. It is a served by the Kato Patisia station of the Athens metro (ISAP).


Patisia has a gymnasium known as Sporting Indoor Hall. This gymnasium is the seat of Sporting B.C. a Greek Basketball club founded in 1936 with many successes mainly in women basketball.[3]


  1. ^ "Presentazione della scuola" (Archived 2015-10-19 at WebCite). Agenzia Nazionale per lo Sviluppo dell'Autonomia Scolastica - ex IRRE Toscana Gestione Commissariale, Retrieved on 19 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Contatti." Scuola Italiana Statale di Atene. Retrieved on October 19, 2015. "Indirizzo: Mitsaki, 18 11141 Atene"
  3. ^ "Κλειστό Σπόρτιγκ". Retrieved 23 March 2015.

Coordinates: 38°02′N 23°44′E / 38.033°N 23.733°E / 38.033; 23.733