Chances are if you’re going to Greece you’ll hear about Plaka. You must, since you’ll probably be visiting the most famous of monuments in Greece- the Acropolis. Plaka is the old historical neighborhood of Athens, with windy streets that lead to tucked away restaurants and beautiful bougainvilleas overflowing from iron sculpted antique terraces. Plaka might be touristy, but its for a reason. The neighborhood is just about all closed off to all major traffic, making the streets a bit more pedestrian friendly. Quiet and charming, Plaka is also home to quite a bit of street art, which we found all over Athens but some of the more interesting pieces we found in Plaka. Photos tell such a good story so I’ll share the photos that will hopefully tell a story about street life art in one of the oldest Greek neighborhoods.
For all the cat lovers out there, this one’s for you.
And in the photo below, my mom & Mike make a cameo!
So what do you think about all the funky Plaka street art? I hope the photographs gave you a good feel of the neighborhood. Now all you have to do is visit for yourself!