Lots of eateries and cafes. The walk along the streets towards Monastiraki is very nice as well. A must do in Athens.
About Plaka District
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From the moment you venture to the Plaka traders are by your side trying to persuade you to come in their shop, restaurant or bakery. The aromatic smells, food, music, laughter is intoxicating. Some very interesting souveniors.
While some of the shop in the Plaka are a little touristy the area is beautiful and interesting and well worth walking through.... several times! We had a lovely meal in a nice restaurant called Platanos - a tasty treat!
I love the narrow streets with people walking everywhere. There are many many souvenir shops. Lots of coffee and gelato places. It is the whole neighborhood next to Acropolis. I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the streets and checking out the shops. Friendly store owners. You...More
This is the ultimate flea market experience. It is huge and has some of the most unique items for sale. I bought a small painting that hangs on my wall and some jewelry. It will always remind me of my travels. You can't go to...More
There is a little train that runs up and down the streets of Plaka, it actually takes you up to Monasteraki as well, it is a hop on hop off train and it allows you the walk and ride all the sights. The shops are...More
Plaka is my favourite place in Athens for a walk, coffee, lunch or dinner! It has a beautiful light, architecture, atmosphere and of course an important history!
Everyone says it is very touristy, not the real Athens. I really enjoyed looking at everything for sale. The sales people are very helpful, will wrap things to protect them.
great place to walk in. We explored every street. so many things to do. we could eat all day at the tavernas.coffee is great. prices very good