Amalias Avenue

Vassilis Amalias Avenue (Greek: Λεωφορος Βασιλίσσης Αμαλίας) is a major avenue linking Andreas Syngrou along with Athanasios Diakou Street, a small artery to Vouliagmenis Avenue and Panepistimiou Street along with Vassilissis Sofias Avenue. This Avenue was named after the first Queen of Modern Greece, Amalia, consort to King Othon.

Famous attractions includes the Greek Parliament with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to the east and Syntagma Square (Constitution Square) to the west, the Hadrian's Temple to the south and the Zappeion to the east at the centre of the avenue.

The avenue has three lanes and further north four with two coming from Vasileias Sofias Avenue. The National Garden lies to the east and buildings to the west. Residential buildings cover the west while eight to ten storey buildings are in the northwestern part.


This street was added in the mid-18th century and was paved in the 19th century. The streetcar rails were added on both sides of the avenue. After World War II and the Greek Civil War, some buildings especially in the north were rebuilt and eight to ten story buildings added, street lights and traffic lights were added in the 1960s.


* Athanasiou Diakou Street and Andreas Syngrou Avenue
* Dionyssou Areopagitou Street (west)
* Lysistratous Street (from southbound)
* Vassilias Olgas Avenue
* Filellinon Avenue (merge from eastbound of Agiou Konstantinou and Stadiou)
* Souri Street
* Xenofonton Street
* Vassilissis Sofias Avenue and Panepistimiou Street

Notable Streets in Athens
28 Oktovriou / Patission Avenue | 3 Septemvriou | Adrianou | Agiis Eirinis | Agiou Konstantinou | Aiolou | Akadimias | Alexandras Avenue | Amalias Avenue | Antigonis | Aristeidou | Athanasios Diakos | Athinas (Ermou - Omonoia Square) | Athinon | Benaki | Dragatsanou | Efpolidos | Ermou | Evrypidou | Filoppoimenos | Iera Odos | Ioanninon | Kifissias Avenue | Kolokotronis | Konstantinoupoleos Avenue | Lada | Lampsakou (residential) | Larissis | Lenorman Avenue | Eduardo Lo | Lykourgos | Marnis | Menandrou | Mesogeiou Avenue | Miltiados | Mitropoleos | Omirou | Pallamidou | Pandrosou | Panepistimiou | Paparigopoulou | Pelopidas | Peiraios | Pesmetzoglou | Petrou Ralli | Rizari | Santaroza | Sepolion | Sofokleous | Sosypyliotsis | Stadiou | Stavrou | Andrea Syngrou Avenue | Vasilissis Sofias Avenue | Vasileos Pavlou Avenue | Voreou | Voukourestiou | Vouliagmenis Avenue | Vyssis | Ymittou

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