My wife had her passport and money stolen from her backpack while she wore it! They are very clever! They pushed her and crowded her so she lost perspective of what was going on. Avoid crowds and wear your backpack backwards!
About Omonia Square
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Central Square of Athens with good connections with metro / subway, bus and trolley bus. A lot of coffee and shops around. No touristic monuments or children attractions. Not very clean and with the problems of any European square. Make attention during the night for...More
This square is horrible. Dodgy looking men stare at you and all seem to be working together. There's a lovely pastry shop and coffee shop but walking around there you feel very uneasy. I would avoid, unless you like clutching your handbag and rushing through...More
Large square that we walked through most days as it was a great access for transport for us. Busy. Omonia metro station and various bus stops on the square. There is a Hondas centre and quite a few kiosk stands, snack bars, bakery and shops...More
Large square ,not attractive in anyway and very noisy as it is on the intersection of some large roads. few bars locally and a taxi rank
There is quite a feeling of uneasiness surrounding Omonia square. We walked through twice, once in the evening which did have a hostile feeling in the air. There is not much to see. A metro station and a number of shops will greet you, you...More
A few pickpocets tried to rob me in that area in one of the streets, one asked a question while the other one opened a chain of my bag, so be careful there and don't put valuable things in outside pockets.
We would come to this square every day, to eat at the nice cafe or the gyro stand. There was a fabulous pastry shop there too. The metro stop was convenient when we wanted to go to other parts of the city. But on our...More