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Plaka District

Athens 10556, Greece
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Historic neighborhood located at the base of the hill topped by the Acropolis.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (274 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (231 reviews)
“great shopping” (88 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Athens 10556, Greece
Plaka
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Reviewed yesterday

It can get a bit busy around the district but it is a great place to discover hidden gems of places to see.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank jmichel01
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 2 days ago

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!

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very lovely street, many interesting shops and nice cafenios. You can buy there many souvenirs. The must see place in Athens

Thank Tamuna G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This art district is the most great place for a night life and for food. A lot of restaurants and bars with very delicious food and live music like djazz, traditional music,modern house bars .... Everything

Thank anton m
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Maja-9876
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! What a great find! We bought a traditional Greek shirt and lots of souvenirs here. We kept walking deeper into the district to get the best prices. Overall, lots to see and buy. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Porcelina8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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.

1  Thank PaulEliSIegel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Kerry C
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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
...More
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Gigglesbubbles
10 July 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
we ate quite a bit earlier, but the streets and restaurants were packed and didn't seem to be shitting down anytime soon. Enjoy!
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T_Sanli
18 June 2017|
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Response from vailwood | Reviewed this property |
take your pick from many, we had wine in one, then walked to another for eats, then on to another for Turkish coffee, then pastry to another.
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