The Plaka – Athens Greece

The Plaka – Athens Greece
In the shadow of the Acropolis is the old Athens neighborhood known as the Plaka. Locals and tourists stroll the streets enjoying shopping, dining, bars, and the charm of the community.
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Automobile traffic is limited and this makes the streets very safe and quiet. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Many old buildings have a character all their own. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Local street vendors sell their wares along the streets.
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Beautiful homes located in the Plaka can be very expensive and are classic Athens style. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Small trains will take you completely around the Acropolis while making frequent stops and providing you with a narrated tour. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Terracotta ornaments line the rooflines of some of the old homes. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Cafes and restaurants are everywhere in the Plaka. Choosing one is the hard part. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
A Greek Orthodox Church. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
The entrance to the Acropolis Museum. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
A street merchant sells coconut, candies, nuts, and other treats. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
At night the Plaka comes alive. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Graffiti in the Plaka. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
The butcher shop. 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece 
The Plaka – Athens Greece
Friendly street dogs wander the streets of the Plaka.
The Plaka – Athens Greece

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