Avissynias Square Antique Market
Athens is a city of ancient civilization, offering visitors an incredible opportunity to experience 5th century BC landmarks. It’s also a great place to go shopping at flea markets where you’ll find really good stuff that will amaze you. Here are the 5 best flea markets in Athens. Avissynias is easy to find because it’s located in the heart of the city of Athens. This antique store that holds every Sunday is the perfect place to buy old books and records, old memorabilia, among others. It operates from morning onto the evening and offers visitors the opportunity to see an interesting aspect of Athens. There are restaurants and cafes around for you to visit and satisfy your taste. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Central Market in Athens (Varvakeios)
This flea market located in Athina Street close to Monastiraki metro station is a tourist favorite any day. Apart from being very easy to access, it’s a great place to buy fresh food like fish, meat, cheese, fruits, and vegetables. Prices of products in this market are very low, and many locals do come here to shop, especially people who own restaurants. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Piraeus Flea Market
Setting your eyes at this flea market, you’ll be glad you’re here. Piraeus Flea Market stretches along the train tracks, and it comes to life every Sunday morning from 7 am to 2 pm. In this market, you’ll be able to mix with the locals and feel their experience as you shop for almost everything, from household items to clothes. The place is also vivacious, and it includes a seafood taverna. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Evripidou Street Market
If you’re in for some local spices and herbs, here is the right place for you to be. The market, which is located between Monastiraki and Omonoia metro station, is calm and offers a variety of items for customers to shop. You’ll also be able to purchase plenty of Greek traditional products at this place that is regarded as the center of Athen’s culinary lifestyle. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Scavenger’s Flea Market
In Athens, there is what is called the Scavengers Association. These are a group of people that comprises ragmen, scavengers, and art hunters searching for the most bizarre objects to purchase. The association holds a flea market on Salaminias street in Petrou Ralli, offering visitors the opportunity to buy almost anything, including books, decorative items, furniture, domestic items, paintings, and records. If you have some knowledge of the Greek language then, you’re going to have better deals as you’ll be able to negotiate better prices. Also, Scavenger’s flea market has nice places where you can relax, enjoy yourself, and have a wonderful time. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Monastiraki Flea Market
Even though it’s not an actual flea market, this collection of shops deserves to be on this list for obvious reasons. There are plenty of items of great value you can buy here. They include toy evzone soldiers, Greek marble statues, Byzantine Icons, traditional Greek products, postcards, and musical instruments, and leather goods; name it! The prices here are quite reasonable, so you’re going to get to buy lots of things.