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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 0322 8193
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Reviewed today

It has been a great experience to visit Plaka. The are is nearer to the Syntagma square and is specialized in customised shopping spots.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Malay B
Reviewed yesterday

This area is bustling with small shops and restaurants providing a host of choices. The streets are narrow and the ground is uneven in areas, but you could spend a full day and a lot of money if you are not mindful. Enjoy. Athens on.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christopher H
Reviewed yesterday

Lot of small shops with souvenirs as everywhere, but also a lot of nice restaurants. Pedestrian area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PredragTbgd
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice area with small nice stores where you can have your souvenirs.It is very close to acropolis

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marilena k
Reviewed 3 days ago

Plaka is one of my favorite places in Athens. It is considered as the "neighborhood of the gods" due to its proximity to the Acropolis. I love its old ambiance, the lovely restaurants and shops that line up its narrow streets, the archaeological sites in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

almost everyday i m taking the first coffe of the day ...at this wonderful place . the best start....

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank agkok
Reviewed 4 days ago

You need to loose yourself in the smal road of Plaka, speacialy in low season , it is a nice experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhilippeL8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Is a pity to visit Athineans Acropolis and to skip visiting Plaka. A very beautiful neighbourhood and part of the old City

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank George_KOUL
Reviewed 5 days ago

Athens 'old town' great atmosphere and vibes a truly buzzing area. Full of character with the locals. A place to soak up the sights, sounds and smells.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bluebyrd26
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the old Greek city - full of small winding lanes. Bit disappointed as there were loads of very touristy shops & I though there might have been some more cafe

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew R
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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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Response from Dimitrakis K | Reviewed this property |
Dear Raquel You ll definitely visit Athens. 2 hours away is Poros. A beautiful island with all the characteristics you seek. And even closer Aggistri! No need to spend a fortune on Mykonos.
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October 29, 2018|
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I was there a few weeks ago, and it was 60F, which was absolutely perfect. I would say mid-November would be lovely, especially if it thins the crowds down a bit. It rained, and I adored sitting in front of a cafe drinking... More
October 28, 2018|
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Response from Knyght1 | Reviewed this property |
We were there during the first week of October, and it was great beach weather. Can't say what it was later, but it was warm in Athens.