Exploring the Neighborhoods of Keratsini and Drapetsona, West of Piraeus

West of Piraeus, on the border between Nikaia and Perama, stretches the joint municipality of Keratsini-Drapetsona. Even though it’s neither small in size nor lacking in history, it’s completely unknown to many Athenians. It’s puzzling why this is, and why people might be more familiar with some of the area’s place names (the Tampuriafor instance, … Read more

5 Food Stops in Drapetsona, Piraeus

The gastronomic map of the urban region stretching from Agios Dionysios to Drapetsona and from Keratsini to Tabouria was created within the decade between 1920 and 1930, with the inflow and settlement of Greek refugees from Asia Minor. At the time, Drapetsona was an industrial area which mainly consisted of slaughterhouses, olive oil mills, gunpowder … Read more