Interesting Facts about Athens • Dinner in the Sky
May 18, 2020 Dinner In The SKy

Interesting Facts about Athens

Athens is the biggest city in Greece and its capital. Here are some interesting facts about Athens which you may not know.

  • Athens is one of the oldest city in the world with over 3,400 years of recorded history.
  • Although the capital of Greece since 1834 it was not the first. Nafplio, located in East Peloponnese, was the capital of the First Hellenic Repubic.
  • There is an area in the center of Athens that you will feel like being on an island. It is called Anafiotika with its name coming from Anafi, a small island in the Aegean Sea.
  • You might witness this as you walk around and in some Metro Stations, the city is full of ancient ruins underneath.
  • Athens is the birthplace of democracy. Actually it comes from the Greek word “dimokratia”.
  • Athens has approximately 270 days of sunshine.
  • Lycabettous hill is the highest point (277 meters above sea level) in the city. You may walk up or use the cable car. The views are breathtaking.
  • Athens has more than 90 open air cinemas. Some even offer views to the Acropolis which makes it difficult to enjoy a movie J. Cine Thisseion opened is 1935!
  • Acropolis was close to be added as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
  • The Zappeion in the National Gardens was built specifically for the revival of the first modern Olympic Games.
  • Panathenaic Stadium also called Kalimarmaro is the only stadium in the world that as hosted three Olympic Games



Dinner Weather

Legal Documents

Our Location

Iakchou & Voutadon St., Gazi,
Athens 11854


At Dinner in the Sky Athens the safety of our guests has been always our top priority. As we are approaching the opening date we would like to inform you about the extra measures with regards to the  virus SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19   taken by our team, to protect our guests and associates.

-      Dinner in the Sky is an open space activity suspended in the air.

-      Maximum capacity is limited to 22 guests in a table of 8 x 4 meters size

-       We enrolled in POSI SHIELD initiative which is a program for infection prevention and control that consists of creation of hygiene and operation protocols, enforcement of personal protective equipment use, personnel training, creation of Prevention Team and introduction of POSI efficiency validation procedure.

-      Hand sanitizers have been added to all areas of the venue

-      Enhanced the frequency of cleaning and disinfection

Dinner in the Sky is a once in a life time experience! With this in mind our team will ensure that you will have an unforgettable experience with us while following the latest government guidelines and global prevention best practices.

While we are looking forward welcoming you in Greece we remain at your disposal should you need any further information.