The Best Local Favorite Cinemas in Athens

Movie-going away from home is always much more memorable; even a casual evening out to watch a film can be a novel experience because of the subtle differences in cinema culture. Follow Athens cinephiles and discover festivals, art house and cult theaters where locals go to enjoy old and new movies in their original language. Shh, the lights are going out!

Astor – My favorite indie cinema hall!

Astor – My favorite indie cinema hall!

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“Ξ‘stor” Athens is my favourite indie cinema hall in town. I would say that if Athens were a cinema, it would be here. Indulge in Greek culture here…

Full Article by Marilena Salamanou

Athinaion Cinema – Not just another cinema

Athinaion Cinema – Not just another cinema

Image by Sofia Skioti

“Athinaion Cinema” is one of the otherwise very typical Athens cinemas. What’s unique about them in Europe is that they still paint the posters by hand!

Full Article by Sofia Skioti

Cine Thisio – Open-air cinema at Thisseion

Cine Thisio – Open-air cinema at Thisseion

Image by Sofia Skioti

“Cine Thisio” is the oldest open-air cinema in Athens, and probably the best. I love going there for a summer movie after a long walk around the Acropolis.

Full Article by Sofia Skioti

Danaos Cinema – Moviegoing in Panormou

Danaos Cinema – Moviegoing in Panormou

Image by Dimitris Hall

“Danaos Cinema” in Athens is one of those cinemas you can count on. When I don’t know what I want to see, I just head over there. Best enjoyed on Wednesdays.

Full Article by Dimitris Hall

Eugenides Digital Planetarium – Across the universe

Eugenides Digital Planetarium – Across the universe

Image by Dimitris Hall

The “Eugenides Digital Planetarium” (est. 2003) in Athens is a fantastic place to get to enjoy an educational spectacle! I have so many memories from here.

Full Article by Dimitris Hall

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