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Shopping trip in Athens

When traveling anywhere in Greece, it is normal to want to spend a few hours shopping in the capital city of Athens. 

Here is a list of options based on what you are looking for:

If you want souvenirs for loved ones the areas you need to be in are:

  • Plaka
  • Monasteraki
  • Psyri 

The traditional souvenirs to look for are:

  • ouzo 
  • Greek cheese (either feta or kefalotyri)
  • Olives
  • Olive oil
  • Greek honey 
  • Natural Sponges
  • worry beads (komboloi)
  • evil eye jewelry
  • backgammon set

If what you want however is a walk around high street stores you need to visit the following:

  • Ermou street (Greek version of high street)
  • The Mall Athens
  • Golden Hall 
  • Avenue
  • Athens Heart

Finally if you would like to walk around the posh brand names the area you need to be in is Kolonaki. It is an area of town where you can fine trendy bars, restaurants and designer stores.