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A Film with a View

Cine Thisseion

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Why locals love it

Cine Thisseion is the oldest open air cinema in Athens. When the summer nights come, the locals like to watch a film and enjoy a cold beer under the stars. Cine Thisseion has an extra bonus: you can enjoy a movie while taking a glimpse of the Acropolis. A must-have experience in Athens and voted as one of the best cinemas in the world.

Why you should visit it

The culture of open air cinemas is very important in Greece, as the summer comes in May and stays until September. It is an important gathering around the small tables, where people take a breath of fresh air with a cold drink, while being seduced by the big screen. Cine Thisseion is one of the most popular ones, as it also boasts a terrific view.

Special tip

Cine Thisseion has a nice bar where you can take a bite while watching your film. Screenings usually start around 9 and 11, when it gets dark.

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11 Comments

Lovely spot to see a movie. I like it when they do projections of old black and white movies. Great place to relax with a movie, drink something and enjoy.
Athena
Local
July 16, 2020
Maybe the best cinema experience you could possibly have in any place over the World.
Nick
Local Ambassador
March 6, 2020
It is an open air cinema with the view of Acropolis. It is a real paradise there.
Athens
Local
July 3, 2019
A unique Greek experience:outdoor cinema, in one of the oldest, best and close to the best sites in Athens, theaters.
Grigoris
Local
December 14, 2018
Beautiful, outdoors
Irene
Local
November 14, 2018

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