Anavyssos, also Anavissos, Anavysos, Anavisos (Greek: Ανάβυσσος, until the 1990s, Anavissos) is a suburban Athens town in southern Attica, and NW of Sunion. It is linked by GR-91 and runs through Anavyssos, and no railroad. The neighboring communities is Kalyvia in the northeast. It sits next to a mountain south of the centre. The population is around 4,000 and 5,000. Mountains surround the town and a small plain is in the middle. The town offers a beach, a square, a amusement park which is sometimes used and a school. The mountains' forest are rare. Housing developments began slowly between the 1970s? and the 1990s. The elevation is about 1 m in the centre. The settlement dates back to ancient times. Pine forests are in the west.
Paralia Anavyssos, Anavyssos' nearest beach.
The “Kroisos” Kouros (Κούρος Κροίσος), c. 530-520 BC, 1.94 m (marble) from Anavyssos, National Museum Athens Inv. 3851) Greece. Inscription: Stand and mourn at the monument for dead Kroisos, whom violent Ares destroyed, fighting in the front rank.