Athens, Greece » Entertainment » Shopping Centres

Athens is a shopping paradise for the people who love to shop. There are shops and boutiques located in many parts of the city. Ermou, Mitropoleos, Aiolou, Voukourestiou, Solonos and Academias streets along with Syntagma Square and a few areas in Kolonaki are quite popular. The winter sales in Athens start from January and last till the middle of March. Almost all the shops are open from 9 am to 3 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and from 9 am to 8 pm on Tuesday and Thursday during this time.

MAJOR SHOPPING AREAS

Kolonaki is the most famous place for shopping in Athens. There are all kinds of shops, restaurants, and cafes in this area. Syntagma Square is located a few minutes away from Kolonaki. The square boasts a lot of fur shops showcasing fur hats, jackets, and coats. Leather goods, woven wool, and cotton jumpers can be found at Ermou Street and Kolonaki Square. There are a lot of shops displaying a wide range of ancient Greek jewels designed in both traditional as well as modern charms at the areas around Syntagma Square and Kolonaki. Off Syntagma Square is the Ermou Street. The street is packed with accessories and clothing and quality souvenir shops.

Plaka and Monastiraki areas are famous for Greek art, antiques, souvenirs, and old books. One can get all kinds of clothes and shoes at the Ermou, Mitropoleos, Aiolou and Voukourestiou, Solonos and Academias streets. Voukourestiou street houses a lot of designer wear boutiques. The suburb of Maroussi is one of the best places to shop for copper utensils, ceramic goods, and clay. One can also find ceramicists offering handmade ceramic goods.

The National Council of Social Care

It is a popular place to shop for rugs and heavy carpets made on woolen looms. The place also displays a wide array of hand-made bags, cushions, embroidered tapestries, and decorative wall embroideries.

Address: 14, Filellinon Street, Athens, Greece
The Hellenic Organization of Small Medium Sized Enterprises and Handicrafts

The shop hosts an attractive collection of handmade carpets.

Address: 9, Metropoleos Street, Athens, Greece
Ekonomeas Gallery

An extraordinary and unique gallery located in Plaka, hosts a wide variety of ancient art. The place displays all kinds of masterpieces and other artifacts.

Address: The Plaka area, Athens
The Mall Athens

The mall is famous for shopping for all sorts of goods. The place houses all kinds of shops and restaurants along with cinemas.

Address: Andrea Papandreou 35, Marousi 151 22, Greece
Golden Hall

Address: Leof. Kifisias 37A, Marousi 151 23, Greece
Athens Metro Mall

Address: Par. Leof. Vouliagmenis 276, Ag. Dimitrios 173 43, Greece
Spata

Address: Donta 12, Athina 117 43, Greece