Walking Tour of Plaka and Monastiraki, Athens

(The Stanley Hotel) Plaka is one of the city’s major attractions. It was only a couple of stops on the subway from where i was staying at the Stanley Hotel so i decided to go and see some of the many interesting sights such as ancient monuments, Byzantine churches and beautifully restored mansions can be found in its narrow streets, most of them closed to traffic. There is also a good choice of taverns, caf├ęs and souvenir shops...

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