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Ermou Street, Athens

#5 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Athens
Neighborhood · Shopping
Take a break from historical sightseeing and head to Ermou Street for some retail therapy. Athens' major shopping street stretches for 1.5 km (0.9 mi), connecting Syntagma Square with Kerameikos archaeological site. Featuring upmarket designer boutiques, Greek department stores, and modern shopping malls, this half-pedestrian zone ranks in the top ten most expensive retail avenues in the world. The street was conveniently named after Hermes, the protector of traders. Ermou Street is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • I usually rate such pedestrian shopping streets with 3 stars - average, as they're all pretty much the same with same shop brands around, as well some pricier cafes along it. But, this one in Athens.....  more »
  • This is a very long pedestrian shopping street, the place where the locals do basic shopping. Not interesting, but step off it to the blocks surrounding and you will find lots of cool restaurants...  more »

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