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Athens



Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Not many buildings are handicapped accessible and there are stairs everywhere. It would be challenging, but not impossible. - Dec 20, 2016
Extreme difficulties! Narrow streets, non-existent sidewalks due to trees and cars and lack of accessibility to the historical sites. - Sep 7, 2013
Many difficulties. Greece is NOT a physical disabilities-friendly country. Athens is definitely NOT! - Jul 14, 2012
Ha ha. Sidewalks are used for dog pooping grounds, motorcycle parking and trees. It would be VERY hard to get around this city in a wheelchair. - Jun 30, 2010
Don't bring a wheelchair or a stroller for that matter, people walk on the street and park on the sidewalks. - Jan 6, 2009
Plenty -- the sidewalks often have cars parked on them, forcing pedestrians into the streets. - Dec 27, 2008
Innumerable. The sidewalks are cracked and have giant holes or trees planted smack in the middle. They stop and start randomly. I haven't tried to travel with a wheelchair but travel with a stroller can be quite a challenge. The larger the wheels on a stroller, the better. A side-by-side double stroller has limited use here. - Jun 20, 2008