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Ermou Street

Athens, Greece
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Ranked #66 of 193 attractions in Athens
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Traveler Description: Ermou Street is the major commercial road of Athens, found right in the centre of the city. A wide variety of shops and cafes make it a must while... more »
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Alta Loma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We rented a flat above Ermou Street. There are a lot of shops for clothing some high end , some not. With cafés on the side street!

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Between French shops (DPAM, Sephora) and international shops (Zara, H&M, Benetton, etc) there is nothing different from any other European capital and it is not that clean, so definitely not the 'upscale' shopping described in my guidebook!

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Another shopping street here in Athens, I say a little similar to the others and certainly not among the most beautiful in the city . Perhaps the only reason to come to visit this road is the presence of the beautiful church ''the Little Mitropolis Church'' a really fascinating old orthodox church . After that, only simple shops and a... More

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in Plaka so it was a short (~2 min) walk to Ermou Street. My hubby was tired from our day of walking and sightseeing so I headed out by myself to Ermou and didn't come back for hours! All my favorite stores (H&M and Zara) along with so many more local and international favorites! There are 2 of... More

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed in a loft on ermou street. Loved this location. Pedestrian only street with to a of shops, restaurants - and a beautiful old Byzantine church right in the middle of it. Spent a lot time wandering this buzzing area.

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Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We only had one night in Athens,so we just walked near the Hotel.The Kapnikarea church is a surprise for us.It's like a pearl in the morden city.The design is unique.The street is a place to relax.A lot of shops with stylish things.We are sorry that only have several hours to look around.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is a domed shaped church in the middle of this shopping street which is famous in Athens and visited by both tourists and locals alike. The church is a Byzantine church with a dome dedicated to the Persecution of the Virgin Mary. Constructed in the 11th century and completed in the 13th century. In 1834, Ermou street was constructed.... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I loved walking trough Ermou street,very beautiful with all the hsops and pedestrians.If you love shopping,thats the place for you.It's very beautiful and live at night,felt like I was walking though Soho,NYC but nicer.I headed there after watching the changing of the guards in Syntagma Square accross the street.I also had a souvlaki at pita pan,amazeball!!!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

If you have 2-3 hours to spend and you like walking, than this is the place to start. Late in the afternoon 2-3 hours before the sun sets, start from Syntagma square in front of the parliament and take a walk towards Monastiraki taking your time to look around at the old buildings and buy something from the wide of... More

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Even if you don't feel like shopping, it's a very nice walk from Monastiraki to Sintagma (or vice versa). All you have to do is choose a sunny morning, look around and window-shop.

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