I love this area of Athens! There are a lot of great shops, quaint cobblestone streets, restaurants and cafes. It's definitely worth exploring!
About Plaka District
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The Plaka is the shopping and eating district in Athens and affords the visitor a wonderful centralized location to do both.
Just walking around, having a look to shops. Sometimes finding interesting items to purchase and bargain a bit with shop owners, its fun. For sure best thing is having your dinner at one of the street restaurants while listening to lovey live greek songs and...More
This is Athens most touristy area. If you want to get to know the locals, this is not the place. But indeed it is for browsing between the souvenir shops and restaurants until early morning. The streets are quiet during lunch hours since the sun...More
We had dinner here and spent the evening wandering the shops. Sidewalk cafes, good food and touristy type shops. I guess this is the touristy "Disneyland" area of Athens - but it was clean, charming and very welcoming.
There are actually several 'plakas'. The main Plaka in Athens City Centre is a must experience. Jam packed with travelers, revelers, and city folk. Keep your money and possessions close to your person...pick pockets abound. BUT you must experience Athen's Plakas. Also, tons of GREAT...More
Plaka is the typical touristhell you'll find in every big city. Full of traditional Greek shops, souvenirs and restaurants which are all as traditional as the tourist that go there. The only positive thing about this part of athen is, that you don't have to...More