VINTAGE SHOPS AND DISTRICTS

If you are in a bohemian-vintage mood, head to the Psyrri area, where shopping is an exciting experience with sophisticated or trendy fashion suggestions by talented young designers.

Artisans’ workshops that sell sandals, suitcases, lampshades, old vinyls and second-hand books, create a picturesque image!

Make sure you visit the little bead shops [chandradika], and the handicraft stores on Lekka, Romvis, Leocharous, Praxitelous, Aiolou and Agiou Markou streets, downtown Athens.


Explore the numerous backstreets around Karageorgi Servias Street and the beautiful arcades, and stroll along Ifaistou Street in Monastiraki where shops remain open on Sundays. A world of colours awaits you in those beads, buttons, fabrics, papers and other fantastic materials! Avissynias Square and the surrounding area is the place to hunt for all wooden chairs, glassware and silverware, as well as all sorts of vintage objects that will add charm and character to your house.

In the meantime you can have a short break for a coffee or a cocktail and allow the cinematic feel of the scenery take you on a journey through time! In Pandrossou Street and the flea markets and stores of Monastiraki and Thissio, you will discover all sorts of souvenir shops to buy gifts and souvenirs to take back with you at home, such as worry beads (komboloi in Greek) made of plastic, amber and coral beads.

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