Discover the Best Shops in Athens with Greeka!

Athens is a modern city and, as such, it has a multitude of shops and shopping centers.

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What are the best areas for shopping? We have compiled a list of the busiest shopping areas in Athens below:

Plaka: Plaka is the most preferred tourist shopping area, filled with dozens of souvenir shops and excellent gold and silver jewelry. The prices there are quite reasonable and there is large diversity of products.

Monastiraki and Pandrossou Street: Pandrossou Street gathers numerous tourists as well, since shops there sell souvenirs like paintings, magnets, or copies of ancient statues. This street is pedestrian and leads from the Metropolis Square to the district of Monastiraki.
Monastiraki has a wide range of budget-friendly shops selling all kinds of stuff, such as handmade shoes, clothes, leathers, furniture, jewelry, CDs, traditional instruments and more. Monastiraki is the area where the sellers of the lovely Sunday morning flea market put a huge quantity of diverse items on display.

Ermou: The most famous pedestrian and commercial street in Athens, connecting Syntagma Square with Monastiraki. It is the largest commercial street in Athens and attracts hundreds of clients every day. Ermou Street is almost always overcrowded. The top area of the street hosts luxurious famous label shops, while from the half of the street to the end, the shops sell more affordable brands. Several types of shops are situated on the street.

Athinas Street: This street connects Omonia Square with Monastiraki. This is an area mostly reserved for food shopping, where all the products are fresh and of very good quality. You will find the meat and fish market, as well as the fruit and vegetables market. Small shops around the two markets sell excellent nuts, herbs, spices, olives, honey and coffee.

Kolonaki: This is the high-class district of central Athens. The shops in this area are some of the most stylish and expensive in Athens. Clothes and shoes from famous international and Greek designers can be purchased there. The neighborhood is also full of art galleries, antiques and furniture shops.

Bonus - Shopping malls: Apart from individual stores, Athens also has many shopping malls. The largest Athens shopping mall in the city center is Attica Stores, on Panepistimiou Street. Other malls are also found in the suburbs such as the Athens Mall outside Neratziotissa Metro Station (Green Line) and the Athens Metro Mall outside Agios Dimitrios Metro Station (Red Line).

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