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Anafiotika, Athens

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#3 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Athens
A village in the heart of Athens, Anafiotika sits below the acropolis complex. Famous for steep streets lined with whitewashed houses, here you can enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Established in the 19th century by workers migrating from Anafi, the area was upturned and damaged during archaeological research in the 1950s. Today the compact neighborhood has less than 50 houses. As you explore, admire the giant earthenware pots filled with bougainvillea. Browse the handmade souvenirs in the narrow alleys and mingle with the locals at a cafe. Plan to see Anafiotika and other attractions that appeal to you using our Athens trip itinerary builder website .
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  • Perhaps the most beautiful neighborhood of Athens.. Very well hidden in the area of Plaka, just below the Acropolis.. It is reminiscent of an island, with the stairs, the narrow alleys, the colourful houses.... Ride that travels you to other places and other seasons... For leisurely walking.. Around it has various kinds shops to enjoy your food or to have a drink... Simply because of the place they could and better with their services.. It is definitely worth a visit...
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  • One of the most charming neighborhoods I've ever seen, blue and white houses with very narrow streets, is beautiful, overlooking the acropolis and part of the city
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