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Great experience

We went there by recommendation and it was worth visiting. They treated us very well, explained... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
viyellamaria
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
A must go!!

I went because of the review, and I am so glad that I did. I spent over an hour with Stratos who... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
renperez13
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Athens, Greece
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We are a family owned business from 1974 which have handmade,Hand painted (writen) icons, gold and silver jewellery and religious artifacts and we specialize in handpainted icons.
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19 Ifestou, Athens 105 55, Greece
Monastiraki
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+30 21 0321 0044
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went there by recommendation and it was worth visiting. They treated us very well, explained everything in detail and gave excellent advice. I highly recommend visiting this store.

Thank viyellamaria
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I went because of the review, and I am so glad that I did. I spent over an hour with Stratos who taught me a lot about icons and how you can identify quality and hand made products. The selection was amazing and I walked...More

Thank renperez13
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This shop is a real treasure. Nestled in the Monistiraki flea market, this local family has been selling icons and religious artifacts since the mid-seventies. They're incredibly warm and pleasant to chat with. I spoke with the youngest (a gentleman named Stratos) for nearly an...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Was wandering thru the flea market at monistiraki square and came across this shop we had to stop and buy some beautiful souvenirs. The owner Stratos is a true star. We told him about our trip to meteora the next day and he gave us...More

Thank lausenforcer
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My husband, daughter and I were visiting Athens this past week. My husband collects icons and found Byzantium on Tripadvisor proclaiming that he had to visit. So we did. My husband immediately began a conversation with Stratos about various saints and the types of icons...More

Thank momstravel
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We came to this shop looking for an icon of Mary Magdalene as a gift. Though they didn't have one in stock, we were able to commission one, and they had it ready for us the next evening before our flight back to the US!...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this shop during my first visit to Athens. It is in the street full of shops near Monastiriaki street and seems like a litle oasis of peace and faith in the crowded neighborhood. Everything I read about owners on Tripadvisor became true during...More

Thank Željko M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A wonderful family running this shop, smiling and willing to help you. Found exactly what I was looking for and left with amazing gifts for my friends. Beautiful jewelleries, byzantine art items and colourful scarfs are a small sample of the things you can find...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great gifts to bring for loved ones, and reasonable prices. The owner is so knowledgeable about Athens and so nice. Must go here.

Thank Nicki44455
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Awesome quality from kind and nice people . All the jeweleries are really nice and well made ( some of them handmade ) .Really Helpful and very nice to talk and very friendly .One of the best shops in Monastiraki . And the most important...More

Thank pure2017
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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
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