Shopping in Athens
Athens center is a shopping paradise. The large variety of tourist shops selling any kind of thing you can imagine will transform shopping into an unforgettable experience.
The term "popular art" will definitely stir your interest while walking at the market. This term acquires a different significance in Athens town, as it combines jewels and decorative objects with an exceptional way. The jewels made of gold and silver are decorated with semi-precious stones, while the beautiful ceramic and decorative objects from fussed glass distinguish for their originality.
Splendid hand-made jewels that combine silver, gold, semi-precious stones, laces and skin, a variety of elegant accessories handcrafted from known or unknown designers and trendy casual clothes in windows will pull your look. Clothes that bring famous signatures, challenge you to renew your wardrobe.
Based on these criteria and taking into consideration the shops that appeared to distinguish we recommend them to you, so that you can be reassured to visit them.
The travel guide Greek-tourism will help you to choose the best shops for your purchases and will inform you about the shops that will take care of you and guarantee good quality for the best price. You will leave so pleased that you will recommend Athens to your friends and prompt them to visit it. You see this travel guide does not function altruistic, but considers you on the one hand and the town that we so love on the other. Greek-tourism recommends Cyba jewellery
Below we have listed the most important shopping places in Athens. These are:
Plaka is the touristiest shopping area, proposing dozens of souvenir shops and some good gold and silver jewellers.
The prices there are quite reasonable and there is a quite important diversity.
MONASTIRAKI & PANDROSSOU STREET
Pandrossou Street is pedestrian and leads from the huge Metropolis Cathedral on the Plateia Metropoleos to Monastiraki district.
This street concentrates a lot of touristy shops selling souvenirs like paintings or ancient statue's imitation, as well as some jewellers and many fur and carpets shops.
Monastiraki offers a wide range of cheap shops selling all kind of stuffs such as label shoes, hand made leather shoes, clothes, leathers, furniture, jewellery, CDs, traditional instruments and more.
Monastiraki is the place where the Sunday morning flea Market offers a huge quantity of diverse items.
The most famous pedestrian street leading from Syndagma square to Monastiraki.
It is the biggest commercial street in Athens; therefore it attracts hundreds of clients every day.
It is unfortunately never quite, always overcrowded.
On the top of the street, line up luxurious famous label shops, which are, of course, really expensive.
From the half of the street to the end, the shops proposes more affordable labels like Zara, Morgan, Marks&Spencer, etc...
The whole street offers clothes, shoes and house furniture shops.
This street leads from Omonia Square to Monastiraki. It is an area mostly for food shopping where stands the meat and fish Market, as well as the fruit and vegetables Market.
All the products there are fresh and of very good quality.
Little shops around the two Markets are selling excellent nuts, herbs, spices, olives, honey and coffee.
The shops in this area are some of the most stylish and expensive shops in Athens. Buyers can find there clothes and shoes from famous international and Greek designers.
It is also an area full of art galleries, antique and furniture shops.
This huge and incredibly long street is boarding with clothes, shoes and accessories shops.
This Athenian's chic northern suburb is the place, with Kolonaki, mostly designated for wealthy buyers, offering clothes, shoes and accessories shops of luxury and famous designers' label.
Third classy and luxurious shopping area of Athens, Glyfada is in the south of Athens's centre.
It is a seaside neighbourhood proposing a lot of luxurious and expensive shops of all kind.
This is the street, leading from Syndagma square to Omonia Square, boarded famous and luxurious gold jewelleries from Greek designers such as Ilias Lalaounis, Kessaris and Bvlgaris.