Alexandra's Avenue (Greek: Λεωφορος Αλεξάνδρας, Leoforos
Alexandras) is a main east-west thoroughfare running from
Street/28th of October
Street and Kifissias Avenue in
the northern part of the city of Athens, Greece.
is named after Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, later
Duchess Alexandra Georgievna of Russia
(daughter of George I of Greece
). The avenue has two
regular traffic lanes plus one dedicated bus lane per direction.
Its total length is approximately 3 km.
Intersections and famous landmarks
Major streets that cross this avenue include Mavrommateon, Spyrou
Trikoupi, Valtinon, Vasileiou Voulgaroktonou, Charilaou Trikoupi,
Ippokratous, Gkyzi, Koniari, Panormou and D. Soutsou Streets.
features Egiptos Square and the
Dimokratias Square (meaning Argentine Republic) near the Argentine embassy.
stadium named Apostolos Nikolaidis
lies to the south
side near Panormou Street, opposite the St. Savvas Cancer Hospital
Areos lies to the north in the west end of the avenue
while Strefi Hill is to the south.
The Ambelokipi metro line 3 station
Panormou street on the western end of the Avenue.