This is a really fun, colorful and busy area. Lots of shopping options. It's actually a Flea Market with lot of second-hand products (in stores), but there are also lot of shops selling first-hand stuff as well as a good number of restaurants (mostly fast food counters). It's…
Monastiraki is full of shops and restaurants. We found great souvenirs! You will find the entrance to the flea market. An amazing view of the Acropolis! Like all major cities be aware of pick pocketing but don't let that stop you from checking out this vibrant part of Athens!!
Monastiraki is a busting marketplace with many colorful shops, vendors, and restaurants. Performers and musicians play on the streets and in the outdoor tavernas, and the wonderful smells of food grilling is everywhere. Perfect place to enjoy an afternoon or evening!
If you're looking for a really busy area with many cafes and restaurants this will make you very happy walking around.
This area seems a bit “gritty “ when you first see it. But it’s actually an interesting area. Yes, there are a few people who look like they might want to mug you, but it’s actually a friendly place with a lot going on - large markets, interesting architecture, nice choice of…