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Anafiotika

On northeast slope of Acropolis rock, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Ranked #14 of 205 Attractions in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods
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portsmouth nh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I lived here for a summer in 1982...in a weaver's cottage just under the flag on the Acropolis,. Enormous charm and unchanged today.

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Anafiotika has a magic all of it's own. You are walking through the house pathways of an intimate community who originally came to work in Athens from the island of Anafi. The whitewashed houses, little rooftop gardens, sleeping cats, etc. Treat this area with respect, as you are walking through their property and their community as you skirt the majestic... More

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Athens, Greece
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Take a relax walk through these small streets and you'll think your on some greek island left in the past

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Toronto
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70 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our jaunt here. Perhaps the best single description on how to access this exact neighbourhood is in Rick Steves' guidebook. If you've been to the real Anaphi or any other relatively unspoiled Greek island, you might fing Anafiotika a tad underwjelming, but it is still interesting. Love those maroon shutters! I am done. The end.

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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Unless you are with a guide, or have done some homework before your visit, this small area can be missed. Knowing the history of this area is worth while reading up on.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We specifically looked for this area, and walked around, having read about it. I must say we were disappointed. Not much to see really.

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Athens, Greece
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67 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great neighborhood in central Athens, Plaka. Walking through the narrow streets with views of the Acropolis is the most magical thing you can ask from that city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We popped by in our way back from visiting the Parthenon. The food was amazing and the drinks are really good. Busy but food comes quick and our waiter Costas was great!

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Walking around Anafiotika under the Parthenon shade it is a unique experience. I fully recommend it to everyone.

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Athens, Greece
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Going around the old neighbourhood of Athens, Plaka... Many cafe and restaurants with live music to find. Beautiful area, reminds of Ancient Greece..

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