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Address: Athens, Greece
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Private Shopping Tour in Athens
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Essential Athens Highlights: Private Half Day or Full Day walking Tour
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Private Full Day Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Kifissia District

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Only for shopping and eating

This is an area to shop and eat food. Lots of souvenir shops and variety of restaurants. Some stores are pretty pricey and beware of hustler.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alex V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful shopping and food shops and all very reasonable in price. Great quality leather shoes. Main tourist spot and wonderful feel for local Greek culture. Locals and tourists spill out onto chairs on the cobbled streets. Loved it!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an area to shop and eat food. Lots of souvenir shops and variety of restaurants. Some stores are pretty pricey and beware of hustler.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has all the High Street names. Did seem to specialize in shoe shops. Visited on a Sunday. Most the the shops were closed. Great for me.

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Valrico, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is an excellent part of town with many interesting things to see and do. Excellent restaurants, tavernas, and shoping.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A lot of people. it is worth only for shopping. If you want something cheaper i advice you to go to an outlet. The big brands their have prices similar to your country. Prefer smaller shops. Be careful with your money due to the lot of people their.

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Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent a fair amount of time walking around the Thissio end of this street because we were staying near the Thissio metro and I really didn't think that end of Ermou Street was very attractive at all - full of bric a brac and cheap second hand type stores and not pedestrianized. The nicer part is after you get... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Heaven for shoppers. You will find all the major stores here...Zara, H&M, Nike, Adidas, Hondos Centre, Marks & Spencer etc. Its a pedestrian only zone which is great. Word of warning though, they do not open on Sundays.

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a nice walking and shopping street in Athens that leasd to Plaka area from one side and from the other side the parliament. There are numerous shoes shops, several restaurants, cafes, and Hotels.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Main street of the city that have shops small cafes and bakerys no traffic but a little busy :) end of the street there is some ouzeri and taverns by the sea. Enjoy

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Piraeus, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

You can have a lovely walk at Ermou street and end up at beautiful kapnikarea church. You can shopping or for a coffee. Remember : things to be a bit pricey there but they are of great quality

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Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized streets surround the remains of both the Greek and Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street peddlers vying for your attention to sell you nuts and sweets. Down beside the metro station, the official Flea Market is an unbroken row of souvenir shops until you come to antique-oriented Platia Avissinias, while Pandrossou Street on the other side of the square offers more tourist shopping. The pedestrianized street beside the Greek Agora is lined with cafés offering fine views.
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