Piraeus is a vibrant port city, with a fascinating history and sights worth seeing. In its welcoming embrace you will find on a daily basis thousands of people travelling to the Aegean Sea and Crete and others visiting Piraeus for food, coffee, entertainment, shopping and walks near the sea. In Piraeus there are important monuments, such as a part of the walls of the 5th century BC, remains of ancient temples and buildings. You will also see industrial buildings of the early 20th century, preserved neoclassical buildings and impressive modern constructions such as the Peace and Friendship Stadium and the G. Karaiskakis Stadium, home ground of Olympiacos, the “Legend of Greece”. You should visit the neoclassical Municipal Theater, the Archaeological museum and the Hellenic Maritime museum. In Piraeus there is also the only monument dedicated to the Genocide of the Hellenism of Pontus, an imposing contemporary work of art, at Alexandras square.
Greetings from the Mayor of Piraeus Μr. Yiannis Moralis
It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Piraeus. We invite you to explore all the historic sites, top attractions and breathtaking coastline that our destination has to offer. Cosmopolitan, but picturesque, alternative and modern but without forgetting its glorious past, always alive and hospitable, Piraeus holds endless surprises for its visitors. We would also like to invite you to download the application Destination Piraeus on your tablet or smartphone for your convenience during your stay.