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WHAT DOES PLAKA MEAN? The origin of the area's name is not really known thus allowing various theories to have developed concerning it. According to the most recent one, Plaka owes its name to a large stone slab (plaka in Greek) found in the area of the church of Ayios Georgios of Alexandria. near the ancient theater of Dionysos. The Acropolis you see today dates from the 5th century BC when Athens set the tone for civilization in Europe. On the sacred rock of the Acropolis the monuments date from the prehistoric period to the end of antiquity.


snap Starting Point Athens
sun You are here Out and About - II
mon Likavitos St Dionysos Gala Dinner At the Disco
tue Acropolis - I Acropolis - II Cathedral Last Dinner
wed Airport