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The kafeneia (men’s coffee houses) are located on West Athens Street. Their long existence testifies to the long-standing, conservative tradition of Greek men spending their free time at these establishments. Today, as in the past, dozens of Greek…

Inside a kafeneion during the 1970s, a waiter picks up a coffee from the small kitchen while the men take a break from playing cards to discuss a serious matter. For the last 110 years, Greek men have sat inside and outside the kafeneia sipping…
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