Athens, Piraiki: Piraiki is an area in Piraeus, located southeast of the ferry port, 13 km away from the city center of Athens.
It is one of the oldest areas of the region and it used to be a densely populated place during the period of Classical Greece. The remnants of ancient walls that were built for defensive purposes can still be found there.
Gradually, the area started to decline and it remained abandoned for many centuries, until its reconstruction during the 1960s.
Piraiki is now a well-developed area and it is popular for its vivid nightlife. You will find many fish taverns, lively bars and shops.
You can get there by car in about 30 minutes from the city center.
In Piraiki, there is a local bus that you can use to travel around in the area.