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View of Athens from the hill of Pnyx, Greece, 2016. Photo: Gerasimos Domenikos / FOS PHOTOS

Mapping The Dominance Of Airbnb On Athens

The world’s most popular short-term rental platform and how it is affecting our neighborhoods explained visually.

Sotiris Sideris
Aug 23, 2018 · 11 min read
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View of Athens from the Acropolis, Greece, 2008. Photo: Andreas Simopoulos / FOS PHOTOS

Airbnb’s increasing growth in Athens

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Entire-home listings of high availability dominate Athens

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Occasional VS commercial operators

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The ghost hotels of Athens

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Old house in Plaka, under the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, 2017. Photo: Natasha Pantazopoulou / FOS PHOTOS

Plaka, Exarchia, and Koukaki, top the Airbnb chart, surprises no one

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‘#1 Event Venue In Athens | Acropolis View 360°!!!’. Photo: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18048051
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AthensLive is a non-profit, on-the-ground source for…

Sotiris Sideris

Written by

Data journalist & co-founder @AthensLiveGr . Fellow @BerthaFN & @SNForg . Producer of @TheUndocumente3 . TA @media_uoa

AthensLive

AthensLive is a non-profit, on-the-ground source for stories from Athens and throughout Greece.

Sotiris Sideris

Written by

Data journalist & co-founder @AthensLiveGr . Fellow @BerthaFN & @SNForg . Producer of @TheUndocumente3 . TA @media_uoa

AthensLive

AthensLive is a non-profit, on-the-ground source for stories from Athens and throughout Greece.

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