Pláka

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Plaka is the tourist area in Athens, forming a picturesque web of narrow streets and alleys, little squares and terraces connected by flights of steps. A few small Byzantine churches alternate with old houses with round-tiled roofs and wooden balconies, some with hidden gardens. Views of the town, where the Acropolis can be seen here and there. At night Plaka comes to life. The taverns light up, inviting you to taste their Greek cuisine, washed down with retsina, and dance the sirtaki.

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Nearby tourist attractions

Pandrossou street
Pandrossou street
This narrow street, congested with busy
15 minutes
Museum of Popular Musical Instruments
Museum of Popular Musical Instruments
The Museum of Greek Popular Instruments
Church of the Taxiarches
Church of the Taxiarches
Located in the Plaka neighbourhood, in
15 minutes
Church of the Taxiarches
Church of the Taxiarches
Located in the Plaka neighbourhood, in
15 minutes
Hadrian's Library
Hadrian's Library
Odós Dexipou offers a good viewpoint
30 minutes
Small Metropolitan
Small Metropolitan
The Little Mitropolis is a charming 12C
30 minutes
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Pandrossou street
Pandrossou street
This narrow street, congested with busy
15 minutes
Church of the Taxiarches
Church of the Taxiarches
Located in the Plaka neighbourhood, in
15 minutes
Church of the Taxiarches
Church of the Taxiarches
Located in the Plaka neighbourhood, in
15 minutes
See all