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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 number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
This small but former Cathedral was used as the headquarters of the Greek Church prior to the building of the current Cathedral, next door. It is interesting for the repurposing of many pieces of ancient buildings in its construction during the 12th century. Walk around the exterior and take note of the many pieces of marble and stone taken from...
€€ - €€€ • Mediterranean, Greek, Fusion, Seafood, European
reviewed 5 days ago by Chrisali1
This has to be one of the best restaurants that we have ever eaten in. All the staff were attentive and made us feel really special. We enjoyed our visit so much that we returned the next night. We took advice on what to choose and were not disappointed. The fried squid were particularly good. There is seating inside and...
We visited Avocado for dinner with kids and loved the place for the vegetarian choices and the food. It’s reasonably priced and is located in the Plaka area of Athens.
We tried the noodles, pizza and some deserts. Kids loved it as well. Strongly recommend this place
Perfect location, great, helpful staff, clean, spacious rooms. Staff was fantastic helping us get around, see the sights and at at the very best restaurants. Having a full kitchen was great. Bed was comfortable.
The most amazing hotel.
The rooms are so comfortable and clean.
The staff are so friendly and helpful.
The breakfast is so delicious.
The location is amazing, walking distances to everywhere.
Had the most amazing time.
We were looking for a hotel near or within the Plaka district and found this hotel through the BA holidays website. We weren't disappointed. All the staff were very attentive and made our stay very special. The rooms were very comfortable with super beds. The rooftop restaurant is ideal for a relaxing breakfast before setting off into the city for...
The Zillers Boutique Hotel has an amazing Roof Garden viewing the magnificent Acropolis. Enjoy a cocktail and watch the sunset on an amazing ancient monument. It will be lifelong memory. The bar also services coffee and tea and there is a lift to take you tp the top.
We had a wonderful 5 night stay at the Electra Palace Hotel in Athens, Lovely staff throughout the hotel enhanced our stay. The hotel is situated in a perfect location close to the Plaka area and Syntagma Square. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious. Rooms were impeccably clean with a chocolate each night with the turn-down. Absolutely stunning view from the...