Plaka is the oldest part of Athens. The area is out of bounds for traffic. It boasted of many nightclubs but numbers have come down, when the government banned amplified music in the neighborhood in the seventies. Today, jewelry stores, tourist shops, and cafes have cropped up and Plaka is arguably the best neighborhood in central Athens.
After the tiresome walk to the Acropolis, we headed straight in order to fill our tummies with scrumptious meals at the Plaka Street. When you are here, you can spend maximum of your time gazing around the Plaka streets. Where you get to see all the sidewalk bistros, family-run tavernas, souvenir shops & many local shops. In case you’re looking forward to indulging into some street shopping, then here’s your chance!Tip: Buying souvenirs is way cheaper in Athens than from Greek islands.
When in Athens its hard to get away with that one enigmatic view and that is the Acropolis. Any Athens visit would include the Parthenon complex and if the shutterbug traveller wants to see through his lens a photo walks is all he needs. So grab your walking shoes and get ready to live the experience of photographing one of the most iconic monuments of the world up and close. Learn how ISO, aperture & shutter speed, bracketing, white balance, depth of field and other words that sound foreign to you helps to capture some of the best frames of your Athens trip. Ancient ruins, hidden alleys, plush shopping streets, graffiti walls, food markets and a stroll along Athenian Riviera brings off worth-thousand likes instagram stories. The tours kick off at the foot of the Acropolis hill and takes through Parthenon, Panathenaic stadium, Hadrian Arch, temple of Zeus and the sunset is undoubtedly at the Lycabettus hill where you can click Athens from a bird’s eye view. Photo walks in Athens fills your holiday album with crowd pleasing shots and pushes back home a coffee table travel book, the copyright of which only stays with you !
After Acropolis we went to Plaka. Its a beautiful street market with many beautiful shops and amazing restaurants. Somewhat looks like cybercity Gurgaon. We had a great lunch their. Being Vegetarians me and harjot had limited options. So, a decent meal costs you 12-15 euros which includes a pizza and ofcorse the Greek Salad. Then it was turn for anafiotika and it was OMG! . Very beautiful streets with divine restaurants laden with flowers.