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- Athens City Centre
- Regency Casino Mont Parnes
- Omonia Square
- Mavili Square
- Mitera Maternity Hospital
- Kavouri Beach
- Hygeia Hospital
- U.S. Embassy
- Athens Concert Hall
- Iaso General Hospital
- Pedion Areos Park
- National Technical University of Athens
- Rea Maternity Hospital
- Glyfada Golf Club of Athens
- Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion
- Syntagma Square
- Peace and Friendship Stadium
- Athens Olympic Stadium
What you should know about Plaka
Often thought of as the most charming district in central Athens, Plaka deserves its reputation. You can always find peaceful courtyards, unhurried restaurants and great views of the city, and there are also some superb local accommodation options. At Hotels.com, we have partnered with the finest places to stay in Plaka - from tiny establishments to the area's luxury hotels. Each listing includes plenty of information - from facilities like money changing or laundry to location maps. If you want to avoid too much walking, find the most convenient place to stay. You can also compare customer reviews and photographs of sample rooms to find your ideal accommodation. Hotels.com's partner hotels in Plaka, Athens are also keen to offer discounts if you book early.
What's Plaka, Athens Like?
Plaka is located underneath the cliffs of the Acropolis and is built on a series of slopes. This means that many of the streets are winding and narrow - and filled with atmosphere. Aside from the Parthenon, local attractions include the fascinating Jewish Museum and Greece's premier Folk Art Museum. See an excellent collection of art at the Frissiras Museum, catch a movie at Cine Paris, or dine on traditional Greek dishes at some of Athens' finest tavernas. See the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Arch of Hadrian, or just relax in the tranquility of the National Gardens of Athens. Climb the nearby Areopagus Hill or make the short journey to the National Archaeological Museum to learn all about Ancient Greece. There are also some quirkier attractions in the area, such as the Jewelry Museum and the Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments. So enjoy traditional Greek culture, explore history and dine out in style by staying in hotels in Plaka, Athens.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Athens
Athens is busy, modern but always friendly. The Plaka is an especially welcoming district, so expect to get along well with the locals in the bars and restaurants of the area. If you can manage a few words of Greek, then they will be even keener to help. When you are seeing the sighs, snack like a local with some of Athens' legendary street food. There are meaty kebabs (souvlaki) as well as delicious cheese pasties to enjoy. The locals also know how to get away from the traffic and noise. Join them in the National Gardens or, if you are feeling adventurous, take the train out to elegant coastal resorts like Glyfada. You might also want to explore the art and music scene of nearby Exarchea - the prime spot for live performances in town. With a hotels in Plaka, Athens, you can feel like a local in no time.
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