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Anafiotika, Athens

4.7
#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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  • Anafiotika is no longer a secret and is slowly becoming a tourist magnet. Very nice little streets with typical Greek houses.
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  • Anafiotika is a very small neighborhood just below the Acropolis. Tiny alleys (many cats) and small cottages make a very village impression although you are only a few minutes walk from the parliament and the city centre. Surprising and worth seeing. But please with respect when visiting. You should make sure that you are in a residential area and not in a museum.
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