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Timings : 9:00 and 17:3, (Monday - Friday) 10:30 (Saturday - Sunday)

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Plaka, Athens Overview

Plaka is the old historical neighbourhood of Athens, clustered around the Acropolis. Plaka is built on top of the residential areas of the ancient town of Athens. It is also known as the "Neighbourhood of the Gods" due to its proximity to the Acropolis and its many archaeological sites.

The name Plaka was given after the Greek war of independence. Plaka is swamped by thousands of tourists around the year. Museums in the Plaka area include the famous Acropolis Museum, Jewish Museum of Greece, the Museum of Greek Folk Art, the Museum of Popular Music Instruments, the Museum of Pavlos and Alexandra Kanellopoulou, the Frissiras Museum and the Athens University Museum.

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