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Historic neighborhood located at the base of the hill topped by the Acropolis.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Athens 10556, Greece
+30 21 0321 2256
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old city of Athens walk way , one can wak down from Acropolis to this place , very nice souvenirs available all made in Greece and must buy for all

Thank NandiniHyderabad
Reviewed yesterday

Plaka is a vibrant area of Athens that everyone should explore during their stay. I would suggest taking time to wander around the narrow streets as the beauty and character of this area could be easily missed by travellers just passing through. Its located at...More

Thank Aimée N
Reviewed 2 days ago

There aren't a lot of hotels actually inside the Plaka and some that are tend to be older. We have stayed at Plaka Hotel, Hotel Adrian and Acropolis House, all good choices. Staying inside the maze of (mostly pedestrian only) narrow streets is a special...More

Thank HawaiiCondo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wandered through this area for shopping and meals. Lots ot see and able to bargain a bit. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a must see for day or night. Take your time to discover your way up in the hill just below Acropolis and you will find extremely quite and interesting spots for day or night photos with a silent view and extraordinary vibes (energy)...More

Thank georgespyr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Plaka everyday after 6pm, its an absolute gorgeous place! I totally recommend this area for coffee and dinner!

Thank Le R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my first place i visited in my trip in athens, this place is amazing i say, you can walking around, you can shoping and any more. its still amazing even if in night. ευχαριστώ

Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice walk through the small lanes and by lanes with many shops around. You get local handicrafts and souvenirs.

Thank MoloyBiswas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Plaka is the Athens that once was, as we walked through its quaint narrow streets, it is hard not to feel tranquility and nostalgia for those days that our lives were simpler and less hectic. This place is lively and the restaurants are amazing. Easy...More

Thank MissNicole83
Reviewed 3 days ago

Plaka is a maze of beautiful cobble stoned streets with a variety of restaurants and shops. Having seen photos of Plaka before we came, I was hoping that it would live up to the beauty that I expected and it certainly did. Plaka manages to...More

Thank Jules_G31
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Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
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Diane C
25 June 2018|
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Response from Mansi A | Reviewed this property |
Pakka is best place to stay in Athens
11 May 2018|
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Response from sj_saurabh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I visited in April and it was pretty quiet even around 10. And I think this will be the same in September. I did walk by Adrianou street and didn't find it noisy post 10 during my visit.
1 May 2018|
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