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Ermou Street

Athens, Greece
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Ranked #60 of 201 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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Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

You can take the metro to either Syntagma og Monastiraki, and follow the street either way. It has a lots of shops, such as: h&m, Tally Weillj, Bershka, Stradivarious, MAC, BodyShop etc. You'll find anything here. The prices are ok. Go there early, it's crowded after 4pm. :)

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The best Gyro place ever as you leave the metro! its next door to the ice cream shop and the crepe place! bustling with ancient and modern culture! This is as amazing place for modern shopping and people watching. Street dancers, tourist locals, restaurants! An experience to be had! look around it will lead you to some amazingly hidden and... More

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you want the chic and the latest fashion, this is the street. Filled with shops, street musicians and food carts, this is the place to shop.

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Pennsylvania, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Ermou is named after the god Hermes, the protector of trade. The trade here though, consists mostly of things that you can find somewhere else. It may be worth a quick walk if it is on the way to another place, but you are better off spending time in Plaka or somewhere else. TIP: The best place here is the... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We (a couple) had a chance to walk through Ermou street one sunny afternoon of August. It is probably not the best time to walk there, due to the fact that it is extremely hot, and you definitely need sunglasses in order to be able to see around. However, we made it to walk all the way through the popular... More

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Alta Loma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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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