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Τhe neoclassical building “Kostis Palamas” was erected in 1857 and initially, it operated as a private Lyceum with the name “Greek Educational Establishment".  It got renovated in 2004 with the funding of the “Stavros Niarhos” Institute and since then, it has operated as a Cultural Centre – Lounge.   


The main function of the Centre is to host cultural events, such as conjectural exhibitions, lectures addressed to small audiences, round tables, book presentations, organization of conferences/meetings, symposiums, receptions, dinners, official meals, etc.


At the same time, the Centre operates on a daily basis as a meeting and cooperation place for the members of the University Faculty as a Lounge offering places especially tailored for reading, discussion and information. There is also a restaurant in the Centre, operating daily, which is called: "The Kapodistrian”.



Address: 48, Akadimias str. & Sina str., 105 62 Athens


  • For hiring the place:  +30 210 3688712, +30 210 3688711
  • Restaurant reservations: +30 210 3632537, +30 210 3632562

Fax: +30 210-3626719