Who would have thought that you could stroll through a Cycladic island in the heart of the city center? Welcome to Plaka, the picturesque neighborhood of Gods, where there is a surprise waiting for you at each corner of the narrow labyrinthine streets: stray cats trying to climb up a blooming bougainvillea, locals playing with their worry beans at a traditional kafeneion, tourists capturing the beautiful scenery with their cameras. What are you waiting for? Blend in!
MONASTΙRAKI FLEA MARKET
Seek and you shall find at the Monastiraki Flea Market! Become for a while a treasure hunter looking for hidden gems, watch bookworms searching for original first editions, listen to art lovers negotiating a better price on rare paintings and initiate a conversation with a vintage enthusiast about handmade antiques. Got tired? Grab a souvlaki from Monastiraki Square and watch the world go by.