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Address: On northeast slope of Acropolis rock | On northeast slope of Acropolis rock, 999-20, Athens 99920, Greece
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Enjoy your walk to the Acropolis

Following Rick Steve's city walk, we climbed the area of Anaflotika, a quaint area of small homes lining the hillside. From here you get great views of the Parthenon. You are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Following Rick Steve's city walk, we climbed the area of Anaflotika, a quaint area of small homes lining the hillside. From here you get great views of the Parthenon. You are able to climb Mars Hill/Aeropagus/Ares Hill, where St Paul preached. Then, if you wish, continue your journey to the Acropolis.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful and romantic locations in the centre of Athens a beautiful walk. Every time you visit you will discover something different.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting to stroll round the historic old streets. Lots of lovely coffee and cake shops as well eating places. Still warm enough to enjoy walking round seeing all the old shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the most traditional neighborhood in Athens... scenic streets nice view of Parthenon, great photos of an Athens that no longer exists

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a bit more 'old athens', very picturesque. great locality to walk around.proliferation of restaurants and souvenir/jewellery shops like anywhere in athens, but somehow more quirky and atmospheric. loved it

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Neath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hard to believe this little enclave is right next to the main athens tourist spot of the acropolis.its like going backn in time almost.it was serene at 4pm and very pretty..women will especially love the bouganveila dotted around the tiny houses

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A tiny neighbourhood in the Plaka district on the northeast slope of the Acropolis, Anafiotika is must visit. A flurry of small winding streets, alleyways and steps littered with small restaurants, cafes and shops. It seems every corner you turn, you find something new. Creative and colourful graffiti/street art (if that's your thing) amongst beautiful architecture. It's worth noting, there're... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

You must take a walk in this area when in Athens. It is on the slope of the hill of the Acropolis and has a small-village feel: colourful or white houses, bougainvillea spilling over the walls, small cafés perched on the stairways. You are far from the hustle and bustle only minutes away by foot. Pick a café, sit and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Anafi is one of the Cyclades island. Centuries ago people from this island moved to Athens and built a miniature of their village under the Acropolis rock. So if you want to have a taste of Anafi, take a walk to Anafiotika. Wander through the narrow streets and chat with the locals. We do it often in the afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This little section of the Plaka is primarily residential with some offices. The winding narrow streets filled with bougainvillea and other flowers does not invite the crowds of tourists. It's great for snapping pictures of the houses and the cats.

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