Lots and lots of little shops. You can enjoy several hours of walking, talking, shopping, and people watching.
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Enjoyed exploring Monastiraki and highly recommend it to anyone visiting Athens. Was annoyed by the constant "attention" by store employees and would have preferred to been able to explore without the attention. We do understand the need for folks to earn a living however it...More
My husband and I have moved to Greece from Australia and so we have plenty of time to explore Athens which is good considering all there is to see for this history lover! Monastiraki is a busy tourist and cultural colourful hub with a major...More
The square was very crowded by late evening. Since we got here very early in the evening, we were able to spend time in the shops. Almost every shop will be open to deal making/bargaining, depending on your purchase volume. There's nothing much about history...More
This is why you came to Athens - to sight see, be amongst the people, see the sidewalk cafes, stores and be near ancient monuments. Tons of people, nice area to walk in/around.
We had a lovely time wandering around the little alleyways and peering into shops. We visited twice as it is also the region where you enter the site to the Ancient Agora. There are many little cafes to sit and have a cold drink -...More