In the shadow of the Acropolis and its ancient temples, hillside Plaka has a village feel, with narrow cobblestone streets lined with tiny shops selling jewelry, clothes and local ceramics. Sidewalk cafes and family-run tavernas stay open until late, and Cine Paris shows classic movies al fresco. Do not miss, one of the most idyllic neighborhoods in Plaka, Anafiotika. The picturesque whitewashed houses and narrow alleys are reminiscent of a Cyclade island village, called Anafi.
Plaka is beautiful at all times. However, different times of the day offer different colours and sounds. The choice is yours depending on your travel schedules and needs.
To reach Plaka, just take the metro Line 2 from Metaxourgio station towards Elliniko just for 4 stops. Stop in ACROPOLIS metro station or get a taxi from the hotel to reach the area in 15’. Hop On Hop off bus stops in Plaka, as well and is also a very fun way to discover Athens.