Plaka is the capital of Milos, and was founded in 1800. The village is located at an altitude of 200 meters above sealevel at the foot of Kastro, spread around the slopes of the hill, uniting the villages of Plakes, Triovassalos, Pera Triovassalos and Tripiti. The village has a traditional Cycladic architecture. The houses are white with colored doors, windows and balconies. The streets are narrow and blooming. From Plaka you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Gulf of Milos.