Monastiraki metro station

Monastiraki (English: Little Monastery) station is an interchange station on the Athens Metro, between Lines 1 and 3.[1] The original "Monastirion" surface station on Line 1 opened on May 17, 1895. It became an interchange point of the network when the underground station of Line 3 opened on April 22, 2003. It is located in the historic center of Athens, near the neighborhood of Plaka. The station is right beneath the Acropolis and next to the site of the Ancient Agora of Athens.

Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Μοναστηράκι
Monastiraki
Athens - Monastiraki square and station - 20060508.jpg
LocationMonastiraki, Athens
Greece
Coordinates37°58′34″N 23°43′32″E / 37.97611°N 23.72556°E / 37.97611; 23.72556Coordinates: 37°58′34″N 23°43′32″E / 37.97611°N 23.72556°E / 37.97611; 23.72556
Operated byStatheres Sygkoinonies S.A.
Line(s)Athens Metro Line 1.svg Athens Metro Line 3.svg
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels4
History
Opened17 May 1895 (Line 1)
22 April 2003 (Line 3)
Services
Preceding station   Logo of the Athens Metro Operating Company (AMEL).svg Athens Metro   Following station
towards Piraeus
Line 1
towards Kifisia
Line 3
towards Airport
Location
Monastiraki metro station is located in Athens
Monastiraki metro station
Monastiraki metro station
Location within Athens
Monastiraki line 3 platforms

Station layoutEdit

Ground/Concourse
G/C
Customer service Tickets
Exits
Level
L1
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1   towards Piraeus (Thiseio)
Platform 2   towards Kifisia (Omonoia)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Level
L2
Shops Stores - ATMs
Level
L3
Shops Charity bazaars
Level
L4
Platform 3   towards Nikaia (Kerameikos)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 4   towards Airport (Syntagma)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Urban Rail Transport SA (STASY SA) :Stations". STASY S.A. Retrieved 8 October 2012.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Monastiraki station at Wikimedia Commons