Courtesy: Thomas Gravanis

The most famous Athenian neighbourhood of Plaka is definitely a top attraction for visitors. Its picturesque streets, historic landmarks and lively shops make it a must-see. Just be prepared for the crowds.

The Neighbourhood of the Gods


Agios Nikolaos Ragavas

Agios Nikolaos Ragavas dates back to the 9th century.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Monument of Lysicrates

The Monument of Lysicrates is right on a popular café-covered square.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

The Pikionis Pathway

This road isn't as old as it looks.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Benizelos Mansion

The Benizelos Mansion is the oldest house in Athens.

Courtesy: Benizelos Mansion