Top 1% of attractions in Athens
8 / 10

5 expert reviews

“The Cycladic architecture makes this Athens neighborhood feel like an island paradise hidden in the shadow of the Acropolis. ”

– Atlas Obscura

Fodor's Fodor's
"The Anafiotika quarter is populated by many descendants of the Anafi stonemasons who arrived from that small island in the 19th century to work in the expanding capital."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"At the edge of this semi-rural district founded by refugees of Anáfi (Cyclades) rises the dome of the small Church of the Transfiguration dating from the 12 to the 14C." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"On the northeastern side of the Acropolis, the area of Anafiotika, with its small houses, was founded by refugees from Anafi (Cyclades)." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Clinging to the north slope of the Acropolis, the tiny Anafiotika district is a beautiful, architecturally distinct subdistrict of Plaka." Full review