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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. See the House of Parliament guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400
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Athens Night Segway Tour
"Meet your local guide in the evening when the Athens’ midday heat has gone and the daytime crowds have dispersed and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable begin gliding along quiet streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens – the ancient citadel and archeological site that dominates the city.On the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is the neighborhood of Plaka -- the city’ home to the Ancient Agora of Athens; once the heart of the ancient city
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Private Tour: Central Athens Highlights Tour by TRIKKE
"Meet your private guide in central Athens at your chosen start time. Then enjoy a safety briefing and training on your Trikke. Put on your helmet and practice on your three-wheeled electric vehicle; it’s fun and easy to ride! Once you feel comfortable follow your guide around the city center and enjoy several stops for photos as you learn about the sights. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that any commentary is tailored to your interests.On your tour pass Panathenaic Stadium — site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 — as well as the University of Athens National Library and the neoclassical Academy of Athens. Glide through leafy Syntagma Square
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A great lunch spot on a square in Plaka. I was able to sit outside with a jacket on, 2 days before Christmas. It was 16c and sunny that day...I just chose it because some locals were eating there -...
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Dec 26, 2010


This is definitly one of the best restaurants that I ate in Plaka. The food was very good with an excellent choice for vegetarians. Its open very late and packed as it gets later in the night. I like...
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Dec 07, 2006


I found out about this restaurant thanks to VirtualTourist. It was a great experience, the food was good and cheap. My girlfriend and I both had menu for around $20 total. Only negative point perhaps...
Jul 05, 2006


This is the restaurant of choice for many locals in the Plaka. From the outside there is nothing to distinguish it from the other more tourist-type places except for the great location in the small...
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Apr 12, 2006


This restaurant seems like a typical tourist place because their menu is in English and Japanese. However, the food is better than the other tourist restaurants in the square. Be careful of your bags...
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Mar 18, 2006


We found this restaurant in Plaka. Although we were very hungry, we decided to go to a place where we could see groups of locals to make sure that the food was good.I don't really remember what we had...'s Profile Photo
Mar 14, 2005


This restaurant is in a square in Plaka full of restaurants at the edges and trees in the middle. Vyzantino has a menu with more than just the usual offerings. You can sit under the trees or under the...
Aug 16, 2003

Taverna Vizantino

This restaurant is one of the many in Plateia Filomousou Eterias, in Kydathineon. Waiters keep asking you to seat as you pass by... Here you can find probably the cheapest menus in Plaka. You can...
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Sep 05, 2002

Anywhere in Plaka, at night,...

Anywhere in Plaka, at night, where you can see the floodlit Acropolis. (Although you will be paying for the view). Try the Taverna Vizantino.A lot of locals eat here so there is good food at...
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Aug 26, 2002
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Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
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Numismatic Museum

The Numismatic Museum of Athens, with a history going back to 1829, is one of the few of its kind in the world and the only such museum in the Balkans. It provides continuous educational support for...
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Benaki Museum

Benaki Museum is my favourite museum in Athens. Many temporary exhibitions are organized here. Last time we visited the Benaki Museum in April 2010 there were three temporary exhibions: The first one...
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Museum of Cycladic Art

A collection of ancient treasures. The museum consists a wide range of exhibits, ranging from the Cycladic period to ancient Greek period and even a segment on contemporary art work. The contents...
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Jewish Museum

As described on the brochure of the Museum: "The Museum was founded in 1977 to collect, preserve, research and exhibit the material evidence of 2.300 years of Jewish life in Greece.As a historical...
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Tzistarakis Mosque

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
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