It can get a bit busy around the district but it is a great place to discover hidden gems of places to see.
About Plaka District
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After spending 1-2 hrs at the whole Acropolis site, I was ready for a drink and a clean bathroom. Alternatively, if the lines are too long to get in, take some time to explore and hope the lines go down. So many stores and little...More
Pláka is the picturesque old historical neighbourhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. Plaka is built on top of the residential areas of the ancient town of Athens. Plaka is the Athens...More
Had a lovely couple in of days in Athens. We did the yellow hop on hop off bus which was a great way to see what we needed to spend more time looking at!
Situated right nest to the Acropolis and other ancient ruins and attractions, this is a great place to grab a quick bite or an excellent dinner. At first I was standoffish, afraid of high prices but was soon reassured that most places have moderate prices...More
Beautiful streets lined with tourist shops. Great restaurants on the side streets. Ask a young local person where their favorite inexpensive restaurant they go with friends is and you will get 2-3 recommendations. You can t go wrong this way.
We had 4 glorious days here in the heart of Plaka. We will be returning. Weather was a bit ordinary but apart from that, the streets, cafes, food, wine, historical sites & people were lovely. The fish markets are amazing! Spice markets & flea markets...More