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All about shopping

This street is all about shopping. Like in every other big city in Europe. Most of the shops are also the same like in most cities of Europe. Nevertheless it's a fun street, with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most famous place in Athens for shopping. Easy access by METRO and other public transportation, is a place where you can buy anything you need. Next to Plaka where you can see monuments of ancient Greece and also very close to the national garden of Athens

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Nafplio, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nowhere near as nice as it looks online and closed on a Sunday. I know Greece has Sunday closing rules but tourist shops are open and this is a spot tourists head for. In the current economic climate they are missing out on badly needed revenue. As it is a pedestrian area it is probably still the best place to... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This street is all about shopping. Like in every other big city in Europe. Most of the shops are also the same like in most cities of Europe. Nevertheless it's a fun street, with a good vibe.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed in the summer for some shopping of clothes. Took this shot in early evening on the way for dinner. Lady in the shot caught beautifully in the light.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very mixed street that combines some standard brand shopping and antique and run down flea market style shops. It is definitely interesting and worth a look.

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Mogi Das Cruzes, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This street begins near Thissio metro station and goes up tp Sybtagma square passing by Monastiraki. It has plenty of places to shop and eat, it´s a long street but when walking and looking all the things we don´t get tired, it´s a pleasant walk.

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Athens
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Ermou Street is boasting with shops. During the Greek financial crisis though most shops have closed or changed ownership. It is good to take a walk in this street and get down to Monastiraki or up to Syntagma square.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you are interested in luxury and shopping you should see it. I saw that there's H&M, Zara etc. It's not as long as Paris Champs Elysee Street but it makes you feel you are in a different place in Athens

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Walk the street. Shop. People watch. Eat. Drink. This place is super busy, and there's a lot to do. It's a cultural experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The area is vivid, relaxed, friendly. Shopping is crazy. Small cosy places to eat&chill amazing. The entire Athens is handy from here. Fully recommend it.

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Monastiraki
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 peddlers vying for your attention to sell you nuts and sweets. Down beside the metro station, the official Flea Market is an unbroken row of souvenir shops until you come to antique-oriented Platia Avissinias, while Pandrossou Street on the other side of the square offers more tourist shopping. The pedestrianized street beside the Greek Agora is lined with cafés offering fine views.
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