Located in Athens City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Hellenic Children’s Museum, Roman Agora, and Hellenic Parliament. Acropolis Museum ...
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Located in Athens City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens and Adrianou Street.
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Plaka is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens, while others visit for the local theater. Hotels in Plaka provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Athens area.
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Museum of Greek Popular Musical Instruments, Pandora Art Gallery, and Maria Callas Museum feature a variety of exhibits. You can check out the local talent at Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theater, Technis Theater, and Pallas Theater. Church of Saint Nikolaos Rangavas, Roman Agora, and Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens are monuments worth a look. Church of Panagia Gorgoepikoos, Tower of the Winds, and Philomousou Etairias Square are some local landmarks. Athens Planetarium, Allou Fun Park, and Greek Reptile Centre will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Athens National Garden, Filopappos Hill, and Aristotle’s Lyceum are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Surround yourself with nature at Mount Lycabettus, Koutouki Cave, and Glyfada Sea Turtle Rescue Centre. For retail therapy, consider Pandrossou Street Market, Karytsi Square, and Monastiraki Flea Market, and seek out the perfect souvenir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Avissinias Square, Museum of Greek Gastronomy, and Athens Central Market.
Some of the area's most popular sights are Acropolis, Acropolis Museum, and Syntagma Square. You can also head to Athens Gallery, Centre of Folk Art and Tradition, and Athens University History Museum.
Plaka is 12.1 miles (19.5 km) from the airport in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos).