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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“souvenir shops”(274 reviews)
“narrow streets”(317 reviews)
“great shopping”(101 reviews)
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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
Plaka
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+30 21 0321 2256
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a visit. The street is filled with vendors selling pretty much anything Greece / Athens touristy related. I've noticed everything is negociabile Can get pretty crowded. Plenty of restaurants to choose from.

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed yesterday

Everyone should walk down the hill from Acropolis and go to the Plaka for eating and shopping. Wonder around in the crooked streets and if time over to the ancient Agora

Thank Jan K
Reviewed yesterday

Nice for day and evening strolls. Window shop the whole area and compare prices in order to get your best deals.

Thank tjd_10
Reviewed yesterday

In the old centre, the main shopping alleyway is abundant with waiters inviting you to dine! Shops selling tourist stuff left right and centre! But still, it manages to be just about quaint!

Thank Headabove
Reviewed yesterday

I would have given Plaka 5 stars as the place is definitely worth it. But one greedy shopkeeper really pushed it when he gave me back my change and tried to sell me an olive wood utensil for double the price of what he had...More

Thank Cecile C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Plaka is one giant souvenir shop, with some decent restaurants. Clearly the only customers in the Plaka were tourists. But, it still needs to be experienced, just don’t waste too much time or energy there

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just a great place to shop and people watch . Also you will not be hungry with the many restaurants that are there. Plaka is an old place with many restaurants and great little shops get all your gifts from there so you can get...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place. Lovely food outlets. Went there all the 3 days we were there. The sausages/ crepes / ice creams are a must.

Thank sensindia
Reviewed 2 days ago

A busy but clean neighborhood surrounding the Acropolis. Lots of shops for souvenirs as well as places to eat. You can't visit Athens and miss this area.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A shopping place for souvenirs. Some nice eateries but quite pricey. We came, we saw, and then we left.

Thank Michelle B
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Plaka
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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Diane C
June 25, 2018|
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Response from 4littlebirdies | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Athens Status Suites in Plaka. The location is great for walking to great restaurants, the Acropolis and many sights. Nice shops too, and very clean. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful... More
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travelogo
May 11, 2018|
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Response from sj_saurabh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I visited in April and it was pretty quiet even around 10. And I think this will be the same in September. I did walk by Adrianou street and didn't find it noisy post 10 during my visit.
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