See also: Pláka (homonymy)
Pláka (in Greek: Πλάκα ) is historical quarters of Athens in Greece, located right under the Acropole. With a maze of small streets, many restaurants and souvenir shops, it is one of the most typical districts of the Greek capital; he is visited by thousands of tourists throughout the year.
Among the museums of Pláka, one finds New the Jewish Musée, the Museum of art of the Greek people, and the Frissiras Museum. The street Adrianou is the oldest street of always existing Athens and shelters today many stores for tourists.
A possible explanation of the name indicates that the name “Pláka” could come from the word “ pliaka ”, meaning “old”, word which was used by the Othoman soldiers Albanian to help the to describe the place, where they settled then, at the 16th century.
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