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Address: Pandrossou, Athens 10555, Greece
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A touristy street lined with shops and restaurants.

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Super tourist street

I don't normally go in for souvenir shopping areas, but his one is really good. There are lots of choices regarding what to buy and the quality of the items in sale is generally... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 25, 2016
tombillinge
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I don't normally go in for souvenir shopping areas, but his one is really good. There are lots of choices regarding what to buy and the quality of the items in sale is generally very good. Worth a look.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

They call you to come look at their wares a little pushy over eager to help. The pickpocket feel is true know where your items are some shady selling going on. Pay attention and it is a fun experience.

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

The street of Pandrosou is the oldest commercial street in Athens. It dates since the Ottoman's era. The street is narrow and colorful, full of touristic shops with memorabilia. However it is usually full of people. So be careful of pick pickpockets.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

This has to rate as one of the best shopping precincts, in not only Athens, but throughout the world. Monastiraki, can even surpass other famous markets we have visited throughout the world including places like; The Camden Lock Markets, in England, Chatuchak, in Thailand, and even the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. We visited the this area throughout the week on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

Located only a few streets north, not from the Roman Agora. The area is full of regional, flee market style shops. You can purchase almost anything here, from postcards to a range of souvenirs and local memorabilia. More so than not though, let’s say, the less traditional and more so the imported cheap copies are available quite freely. Still, an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

I enjoyed shopping in Pandrossou. Since this was near our hotel, it was easy to just walk outside and take our time looking at everything. Shop owners were nice and helpful. We accidentally left one of our shopping bags at a shop and the shop owner went looking for us to return it. Overall, we had a great experience and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

More than five times I've been there , specifically in zografu; every Thursday there is this big street market in which u can find anything from food to fake Chinese stuff! If u are in Zografu and it's Thursday give it a walk there,it will make your day .

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

Not necessarily the best place to shop, as most of the items are touristy, and many come at tourist prices. Still, Pandrossou Street is colourful, and you can definitely find dinstinctively Greek gifts to take back home.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

This area has a real friendly vibe about it, we felt you can just walk around feeling quite safe, we had no concern for pickpockets, as we try not to make ourselves targets, we dont wear back packs or carry wallets in back pockets, however enough of the negative, if you love browsing shops, this is one of the many... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

We are self confessed market junkies, so this street market, is right up our alley, we love the vibe of the place and there really are some unique items to be had. We understand the negative reiviews on TA, in some cases are justified however, have your wits about you, be happy and all will be OK, however if your... More 

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