Plaka District

Plaka Stairs at the district

Do you wonder how is feel-ing Athens? Well, you HAVE to visit Plaka district!

Somehow hidden between Syntagma and Monastiraki metro, in the slopes of Acropolis, here lies Plaka, with its ancient, medieval and modern history!! Ancient ruins, Orthodox churches, museums, monuments, tavernas, restaurants, hotels create a unique experience, that you definitely need 1-2 days to explore!

First of all, Athens without Plaka would never have been Athens. Plaka district is described as an exotic experience for some, some say to still be a tourist trap in terms of prices.

Plaka is about being cosmopolitan, since all over the year around its streets visitors from all over the world walk around the streets and definitely take and share pictures (using #visitplaka). They can also find handmade accessories, furniture, jewels that can be found nowhere else!

Whether you enter Plaka from Acropolis, either from Anafiotika or Syntagma (Kydathineon), what you will see will automatically surprise you- this is why Athens has lovers:

Orthodox churches and celebrations all year long, local cats, a plethora of museums, neoclassical buildings destroyed or brand new, paved marble and pedestrian streets, coffee, open air cinema, unique parks and squares, offering amazing food, and of course relax in the center of an urban environment- the oldest capital of Europe.

Following our guide, reading our content we think that it would bring Plaka and Athens experience much closer to you. Enjoy!