Monastiraki is one of the main Athens points, and actually is the limit of Plaka to the south, connecting the Acropolis with Keramikos. There is a metro, two amazing historical buildings, street food but also the start of two markets: Athens Flea Market and Pandrossou market that leads to Plaka main area, Lysicratous.

The two historical buildings are the Pantanassa church, a historic landmark of Athens, a previous monastery that gave its name to the area Monastiraki<monastery. Also, the mosque that survived Ottoman period, is one of the most important places to visit in Athens.