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Anafiotika, Athens

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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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  • We would have never known this place existed if our guide hadn't taken us through it. A quaint little neighborhood with tiny houses and tinier walkways.  more »
  • The waiter name Kostas very friendly amazing he’s the one who convince me to eat so I’ve had octopus and calamari the food was 5/5 star the chef did very good job, the only reason I’m so disappointed....  more »

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