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Byzantium.gr

19 Ifestou, Athens 105 55, Greece
+30 21 0321 0044
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Wonderful Family and Wonderful Icons

This shop is a real treasure. Nestled in the Monistiraki flea market, this local family has been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matthew S
Fantastic find in the flea market

Was wandering thru the flea market at monistiraki square and came across this shop we had to stop... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
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We are a family owned business from 1974 which have handmade,Hand painted (writen) icons, gold and silver jewellery and religious artifacts and we specialize in handpainted icons.
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“byzantine art” (3 reviews)
“flea market” (3 reviews)
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19 Ifestou, Athens 105 55, Greece
Monastiraki
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop is a real treasure. Nestled in the Monistiraki flea market, this local family has been selling icons and religious artifacts since the mid-seventies. They're incredibly warm and pleasant to chat with. I spoke with the youngest (a gentleman named Stratos) for nearly an...More

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Was wandering thru the flea market at monistiraki square and came across this shop we had to stop and buy some beautiful souvenirs. The owner Stratos is a true star. We told him about our trip to meteora the next day and he gave us...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

My husband, daughter and I were visiting Athens this past week. My husband collects icons and found Byzantium on Tripadvisor proclaiming that he had to visit. So we did. My husband immediately began a conversation with Stratos about various saints and the types of icons...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We came to this shop looking for an icon of Mary Magdalene as a gift. Though they didn't have one in stock, we were able to commission one, and they had it ready for us the next evening before our flight back to the US!...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

I visited this shop during my first visit to Athens. It is in the street full of shops near Monastiriaki street and seems like a litle oasis of peace and faith in the crowded neighborhood. Everything I read about owners on Tripadvisor became true during...More

Thank Željko M
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

A wonderful family running this shop, smiling and willing to help you. Found exactly what I was looking for and left with amazing gifts for my friends. Beautiful jewelleries, byzantine art items and colourful scarfs are a small sample of the things you can find...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Great gifts to bring for loved ones, and reasonable prices. The owner is so knowledgeable about Athens and so nice. Must go here.

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Awesome quality from kind and nice people . All the jeweleries are really nice and well made ( some of them handmade ) .Really Helpful and very nice to talk and very friendly .One of the best shops in Monastiraki . And the most important...More

Thank pure2017
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Reviewed January 3, 2017

If your every in Athens Greece you need to visit my friend Stratos Jenke's store in Monistiraki. Enjoy!! This is a family run business...they make you feel like part of the family!

Thank cessnaj
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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Go and see Stratos and his Mum and Dad. A lovely shop full hand made jewellery By Stratos and is Dad. full of Greek gifts for you to look at so you will find something to get for all your family. very kind I'm willing...More

Thank Michael C
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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
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