History resonates through this old distillery in Plaka, running for over 100 years, Brettos is a must see for Ouzo drinkers. With an authentic vibe and flowing liquor, you are sure to be taken on a journey back in time. Inside there is a colorful array of bottles lined up against the entire back wall. Lit up from behind it gives the otherwise ancient bar a vibrant look. Brettos is among the few famous landmarks of Plaza and has throughout the years never failed to appear in local newspapers and magazines. Locals and tourists alike are welcome to eat and drink at this old hangout.
Opened in 2012, Golden Hall is one of the most prestigious malls in the area. It is also a great place to shop for families with kids as their playgrounds on different levels ensures that your little ones have a gala of time while you enjoy your shopping spree. With around 133 shops featuring high-end brands and independent boutiques, you can shop for trendy fashion for your wardrobe and home at ease. After all that shopping, enjoy some tasty bites at any of their eateries in the premises.
Take a break from your regular schedule and visit the land of Plaka. This region is known to be one of the oldest cities in Athens. This city is known for its scenic views and rich history. This place is differentiated from other regions of Athens as it features fully accessible utilities which lie underground. Plaka is a popular tourist destinations and is known for housing various museums like the Children’s Museum, Athens University Museum, Museum of Greek Children Art and more. In addition to this, it features the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates and the beautiful village of Anafiotika.
A local chain of jewelry stores, Athens Protasis has slowly garnered raves over the years for its diverse designs as well as colors that dazzle. Patrons can buy everything from gold and silver necklaces to bracelets and rings. However, apart from the style and variety, it's the price that steals the show at Athens Protasis. Not only is there a selection of great jewelry pieces that are quite pocket-friendly but the reasonable prices also make it possible to buy jewelry as gifts for friends, family and loved ones. With so much on offer, you know where to go the next time you are in the mood to shop for a piece or two of fashionable jewelry.
If you are looking to shop for Jewelery during a trip to Athens, there is no better place to shop at than Byzantino Jewelery. Located at the Plaka, this amazing jewelery store is unique as the owners design it themselves, and how, wow!. You get all sorts of ornaments here, from necklaces to rings, bracelets to earrings. The rings here are 22k gold and are all handmade, giving you some of the best 'trinkets' you might ant to buy. When you think of gold in Athens, this is the first place you must check out.
Do not be fooled by its laid back ambiance. Oinoscent is among the best places in downtown for wine lovers. This wine bar and shop has an impressive list of domestic as well as international wines. The extremely friendly owners who know their wines too well, will guide you if you are unsure of your drink. Their wine tastings are very popular, so don't miss a chance if you can attend one. Nosh on delicious bites along with your vino.