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Lively flea market neighborhood with lots of small tavernas serving good-value local snacks.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flea market” (384 reviews)
“metro station” (108 reviews)
“antique shops” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

A must visit if you are in Athens, lots of good shopping outlets, some cheap, some not. Food varies so look closely at what others have. Be wary if taking a taxi from here, insist on a meter or you will most likely be overcharged....More

Thank Terry08-17
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of shops, flea market, cafe's and restaurants. Good place for shopping, I think you could find anything. But it's very very crowded, dirty, noisy. The more central streets are OK, but the side streets are not to be walked alone. Food we ate was...More

Thank Ramutza A
Reviewed yesterday

Monastiraki is where vintage meets metal, where street music meets the flea market and where you can find a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and things to do. There's even a couple of tattoo/piercings shops. You can find a plethora of shops, from shoes/clothes to...More

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pickpockets and gypsies are rife here! This is a nice spot to visit but it is not safe. My wife had her wallet stolen, fortunately very little cash but we had to cancel the credit card, Be very careful there!

Thank m0lly1954
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its the centre for the street market experience in Athens. Lots of souvenir shops, jewelry, sandals and other interesting cultural items, with restaurants and small snack shops in between. Very accessible via metro, road and an easy walk from many of the archeological attractions. Always...More

Thank KiminGranCouva
Reviewed 2 days ago

Monastiraki is the real hub of the tourism of Athens. wherever we went - to see Hadrian Library, Ancient Greek or Roman Agoras, or to get transferred using subway anywhere in Athens, we went to Monastiraki square. Shopping is also the best in there!

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of competition, lots of shops, lots to see and buy. Curios, handmade items, clothes, soaps. Take your time and shop around.

Thank Zed B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always go to monastiraki when in Athens firstly for its shopping and secondly for the great food. Walking through the narrow streets and looking at the many different stores is a great way to spend the afternoon. On this occasion there are a lot...More

Thank Mani B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This area was a little more interesting than Plaka in my opinion - more shops, a flea market, and way more light food options. Fun to be around during the day or night - felt a little less crowded at night than Plaka but less...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting flea market and boutique shops fill this area away from the main square. We bought some super sandals at Mellismos as well as some nice Greek-design and made clothes for ourselves and as gifts for friends/relatives. Be aware that there are pickpockets in the...More

Thank CPSBangkok
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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