Monastiraki Square & Flea Market

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One of the best places to buy just about anything is the Flea Market at Monastiraki. It’s not truly a flea market, except maybe on Sunday when some stores close and people bring tables and sell all kinds of stuff, from junk to antiques. It’s more like a vibrant shopping area with many stores and restaurants everywhere. The neighborhood, located on the Northern side of the Acropolis, close to many popular sites, is a vibrant shopping area. Street vendors and shops many items for tourists, which are usually cheaper than in the islands. If you’re looking for something to eat, you’ll find many casual restaurants to choose from. For a fabulous overhead view of the square and the city, make sure to visit the rooftop bar A For Athens and grab a cocktail!

Country

Greece

Approx. Duration

1 – 5 hours

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – Medium

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

Min. Price

Free

Address

Monastiraki Flea Market, Ifestou, Athens, Greece

Spoken Languages

Greek (formal), English

Recommended Age

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details

Free

Electricity

230V, 50Hz

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Best Time To Visit

Summers are scorching, with average daily highs around 95 F (35 C) and lows of 76 F (25 C).

During the summer months of July and August, many local business owners flee to coastal towns, so many local businesses aren’t open.

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