The plaka is the core of Athens, and is a wonderfully funky, mostly inexpensive, accessible, kitchy, great place to be. Walking distance from everything. Narrow streets, twists and turns, little shops, cars on the sidewalk, people in the street, little museums. What a city should be.
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