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Lively flea market neighborhood with lots of small tavernas serving good-value local snacks.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flea market” (364 reviews)
“metro station” (103 reviews)
“antique shops” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice evening walk along the old small streets of commercial Athens. You can find lots of staff to buy. Colorful and busy place.

Thank Achtung B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An area full of shops. Shopping area but also many restaurants and cafes. Train station here so many come here easily. About 45 mins from airport direct train to here. 9 euros pp from airport.

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 2 days ago

we visited this location, by chance due to metro travel. however found nice historical site coupled with very nice shops around.

Thank nkg1949
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the area is dirty and full of homeless! You don't feel safe! There were many people who wanted to steal from the tourists so you need to be careful with your belongings! Don't recomand this place!

Thank roxsm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For a short trip to Athens, this is definitely the place to anchor yourself. It has Hard Rock cafe, the Acropolis, the flea market, nice cafe and foods, and of course the Metro station. Better than Syntagma I think.

Thank World_of_JT
Reviewed 3 days ago

This square seems to be where all the action is, minus the cars, in Athens. There's always music and/or dancing, lightshows, and a great general buzz to the square itself. Then there is the lovely little church in the corner of it. And several, actually...More

Thank WBC49
Reviewed 4 days ago

Monasitraki is one of the main squares in Athens. Lots of action, plenty of restaurants, shops and just a good place to people watch

Thank BG2010
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate lunch and dinner in this area. We enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere. Locals seem to be in this area at night so that was a fun element.

Thank skd22
Reviewed 5 days ago

This area is electrifying, as it feels like you are in the center of Athens. During the evening the Acropolis is lit up, making a prime photo opportunity. During the day it is a great place to shop for souvenirs, there are vendors and some...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This area is very famous sites for agoras - Ancient & Roman. However, you could be unsafe here because there are so many picpokets are happened here these days. Be careful and enjoy-

Thank jaeheey2017
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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Nadia R
Will market be open Sunday 1st January 2017 as its a public holiday
23 May 2016|
Response from Ahmad A | Reviewed this property |
I was over here on easter, everything was closed except for the flea market. So I am guessing that the flea market and restaurants will be open, which is still nice. Otherwise, In Greece people love their holidays. People... More
Can some one tell me till what time the shops are open ? I am reaching athens in the evening . can I explore the market between 7 - 9 pm ? to what extent can i bargain ?
27 June 2015|
Response from Людмил Ф |
At Plaka you have not problem to shoping between 7-9pm=