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Current Opening Hours

Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Stavros Niarchos Park
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Lighthouse, Running Track
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Public PCs, Reading Rooms
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Mo - Thu
24 hours
Fri - Sun
24 hours

Sports activities

Due to the weather conditions, contact us at 216 8091000 for updates regarding the sports activities.  

Lighthouse Access 24/4

The interior space of the Lighthouse will remain closed. 

How to get here

  • For convenient access to and from the SNFCC, transportation by shuttle bus is available daily to visitors, free of charge. A minibus bearing the SNFCC logo departs from Syntagma, makes a stop at Syggrou-Fix Metro station (Syggrou Avenue), and arrives at the south side of the SNFCC Canal (near the GNO building) and vice versa.

    Read more about the timetables

  • By bus:

    • 130: Piraeus – Nea Smyrni  (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • 217: Piraeus – Dafni Station (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • 550: Kifissia – Palaio Faliro (Evgenideio Stop, Syggrou Avenue northbound, Onassio Stop southbound)
    • 860: Palaio Faliro – Schisto (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • Α1: Piraeus – Voula (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • Β1: Piraeus - Ano Glyfada (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • Β2: Syggrou-Fix – Agios Kosmas (Evgenideio Stop, Syggrou Avenue northbound, Onasseio Stop southbound)


    By Trolley

    Line 10 from Chalandri Square to the Epaminonda stop. Walk towards Peisistratou and Sahtouri street and you will find the entrance of the SNFCC through its parking.

  • Tzitzifies Stop

    Check the routes

  • Bicycle parking spaces are available at the entrance of the parking of the SNFCC (Peisistratou and Sahtouri Street), at the Visitors Center (Eyrypidou and Doiranis) as well as at the taxi rank. The parking of bicycles in these areas is under the responsibility of the owner / holder for any damages arising (theft, damage, etc.).

    View the map here

  • Open entrances for the visitors:

    • Evripidou & Doiranis (entrance for the SNFCC Visitors Center)
    • Evripidou & Irakleous
    • Evripidou & Dimosthenous (entrance for the Running Track)
    • Peisitratou & Sachtouri
    • Esplanade Pedestrian Bridge

    View the map here

Services & Practical Info

SNFCC Bikes - Εικόνα


SNFCC bikes are available to rent for kids and adults, while there are also 4 Βike Repair Stations, which can be used easily and free of charge.
SNFCC Studios - Εικόνα

SNFCC Studios

*SNFCC Studios are temporarily closed. Stay tuned!   Have you written a song and dreamed of listening to it? Would you like to record a fairy tale together with your kids? Are you interested in journalism and looking forward to recording your first podcasts?  You can make your dream come true at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC). The SNFCC is launching the SNFCC Studios, operating a recording studio that is open to the public, on the ground floor of the National Library of Greece (NLG):
Photo of maquette of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center


Explore the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) with the tour type that works for you!
Spyros Louis Cup - Εικόνα

Spyros Louis Cup

Conceived and designed by Michel Bréal for the champion of the first Marathon race – the Greek runner Spyros Louis – the Silver Cup was awarded at the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896; today, it is on permanent display at the SNFCC.
Power Banks - Εικόνα

Power Banks

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's visitors are welcome to charge their devices (mobile phones, cameras, tablets) through the charging service. Power banks are available upon request at the SNFCC Lobby, daily, 09.00-20.45.
Εξοπλισμός Επιτραπέζιας Αντισφαίρισης (Ping-pong) - Εικόνα

Table tennis equipment (Ping-pong)

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's visitors are welcome to play table tennis at the ping pong tables at the Running Track. The equipment is available upon request  at the SNFCC Lobby, daily, 09.00-20.45.
Kids Wristbands  - Εικόνα

Kids Wristbands

Find wristbands for the little visitors at the SNFCC Lobby and Info Points, on our opening days and hours, and enjoy a carefree stroll!
Αμαξίδιο μπροστά από την είσοδο της Εθνικής Βιβλιοθήκης της Ελλάδος. Από τη γυάλινη πρόσοψη φαίνεται τμήμα του εσωτερικού χώρου του κτιρίου με τον Πύργο Βιβλίων να ξεχωρίζει.

Accessibility Services

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is fully accessible to the public, always striving to ensure that everyone is welcome and has access to the programs and services offered. Facilities Entrances At the entrances of the premises, there are automatic doors that open at the push of a button to facilitate wheelchair access. Open entrances for the visitors:
Dancing Fοuntains at the Canal - Εικόνα

Dancing Fοuntains at the Canal

The Dancing Fountains at the SNFCC Canal include 59 vertical water jets in line with the architectural design by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, together with 10 swiveling fountains, forming a powerful light, sound, and water display that captivate visitors day and night: Special LED lights are installed underwater. The Dancing Fountains have been constructed thanks to the initiative and funding of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Dancing Fountains' Schedule
Regulations - Εικόνα


Recording - Photoshoots inside the SNFCC Recording and Photography for personal use
Schools at the SNFCC - Εικόνα

Schools at the SNFCC

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is once again welcoming students of all classes throughout the academic year. Join us at the SNFCC to participate in educational programs, anniversary events and explorations, and to enrich your school field trip with fun leisure activities. You can also watch our digital programs through the SNFCC Class platform.  All school programs were designed and are made available free of charge through a grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
Water Jets - Εικόνα

Water Jets

Enjoy fun water games at the Water Jets of the Stavros Niarchos Park daily at 09.00-15.00 and at 17.00-22.00.  
Explore SNFCC with Smartify - Εικόνα

Explore SNFCC with Smartify

Explore the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and its architecture, enjoy self-guided tours and videos, scan artworks with your mobile to access extra content, use the map to navigate the SNFCC and discover the Membership Program.
SNFCC Store - Εικόνα


The SNFCC Store offers a broad and constantly evolving collection of design objects. SNFCC Members enjoy a 10% discount. Opening hours: 10.00 - 22.00 daily (+30) 213 08 80 200 Τhe SNFCC Store operates in strict compliance with the Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.
Pets  - Εικόνα


Pets are welcome at all SNFCC’s outdoor areas except the Great Lawn, the Labyrinth, and the playgrounds. Pets must always be accompanied by their guardian, who must keep them under direct and constant supervision and clean up after them.

Food & drink

φωτογραφία του εστιατορίου Agora N, στο οποίο άτομα εργάζονται στην ανοιχτή κουζίνα ενώ οι επισκέπτες κάθονται στα τραπέζια

Agora Ν


Monday - Sunday : 08:00 - 00:00

Contact & reservation phone: 216 8091280

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Φωτογραφία από τον εσωτερικό χώρο του εστιατορίου Delta, βράδυ, με χαμηλό φωτισμό, που απεικονίζει το μπαρ και τον γύρω χώρο

Delta Restaurant


Wednesday - Sunday: 19:00-01:00

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Φωτογραφία από το Opera Bar που δείχνει τον εσωτερικό χώρο

Opera Bars


The opening hours follow the program of the performances.

The Opera Bars open 90' before each performance and close 60' after the end of the performance.

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Photo of the focal point Park Kiosk at Stavros Niarchos Park

Park Kiosk


Park Kiosk: Monday - Sunday: 08.00-22.00
Park Kiosk Souvlaki: Saturday 12:00-21:00 and Sunday : 11.00-21.00
Park Kiosk Great Lawn mobile: Saturday 12.00-21.00, Sunday and bank holidays: 11.00 – 21.00


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