Thiseio, also Thisseio, Thisio and Thissio (Greek: Θησείο, pronounced [θiˈsio]) is the name of a neighborhood in downtown Athens, Greece, northwest of the Acropolis, 1.5 km southwest of downtown, and 1 km southwest of city hall; its name derives from the Temple of Hephaestus, also known as Τhiseio, as it was, in earlier times, considered a temple of Theseus. The area also takes in the ancient Agora, Petralona, and Kerameikos, which includes the Assomaton Square.In Assomaton Square there is Agioi Assomatoi church.
The area has cafes and meeting points, which are most crowded during summer, and is also served by the nearby ISAP station of the same name.
The south of the area includes five to eight storey apartments, and up to twelve storey apartments covers the northern portion.
Here is a list of residential streets in the Thiseio area:
Agias Marinas Street
Apostolou Pavlou Street
Dimitriou Aeginitou Street
Iouliou Smith Street
Vasilis Avlonitis (1904-1970), actor
Akadimia | Akadimia Platonos | Acropolis | Ampelokipoi | Anafiotika | Ano Petralona | Asyrmatos | Asteroskopeio | Attiki | Dafni | Ellinoroson | Exarcheia | Gazi | Gyzi | Goudi | Gouva | Ilissia | Kallimarmaro | Kato Petralona | Keramikos | Kolokynthou | Kolonaki | Kolonos | Koukaki | Kypseli | Lykavittos | Makrygianni | Metaxourgeio | Mets | Monastiraki | Nea Filothei | Neapoli | Neos Kosmos | Omonoia | Pangrati | Patisia | Pedion tou Areos | Petralona | Plaka | Polygono | Profitis Daniil | Profitis Ilias | Psyri | Rizoupoli | Rouf | Sepolia | Treis Gefyres | Thiseio | Votanikos |
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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