The Doors of Plaka (Part 2)

Walking the narrow lanes of the Plaka neighborhood in Athens, one can’t help but notice the variety of colorful, elegant, worn, and graffitied doors of the 19th-century buildings. Efforts to restore and preserve Plaka have been underway for many years. It’s a neighborhood consisting of mostly restored neoclassical buildings sprinkled with neglected ones in the midst of ancient ruins. When I need to escape the clamor of Athens, Plaka offers breathing space away from the hectic pace of the city.

Stained Doors



Red Doors



Green Doors



Worn Doors



Graffitied Doors



For more Doors of Plaka see: The Doors of Plaka in Athens, Greece.

This post was inspired by  Norm Frampton’s Thursday Doors challenge.

Thursday Doors is a weekly feature sponsored by Norm Frampton allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world.

8 thoughts on “The Doors of Plaka (Part 2)

  1. Beautiful doors in Plaka (it has been long ago we were in Athens, so am trying to remember “where” it is) -also saw your earlier post about Plaka. I LOVED almost everything about Athens – except for the traffic! After one day we decided to bring our rental car back because it was too stressful!

    1. Thank you, Jesh. Ha! Driving and parking in Athens is a nightmare. We rent a car only when we are leaving the city for the countryside and return it pronto when back in Athens.

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