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Shopping in Greece - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Rhodes Greece is popular among tourists not only for its unlimited opportunities for cultural tourism and beach holidays. It can become a paradise for a shopaholic. Twice a year, there are sales in the country. Winter sales start in January, and the summer discounts are set in the middle of July. By the end of the season lasting about a month and a half, discounts in stores and shopping centers can reach a record 70 percent. Real Greek goods - olive oil, fruits, spices, honey, and cheese - are bought at markets. The temperament of the Greeks suggests bargaining. You can reduce the price to 50% of the declared price. Greece is also widely known for its fur coats. The fur capital of the country is the town of Kastoria.
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Shopping in Greece is centered around major cities. Numerous shops can be found in Athens and Thessaloniki. The largest shopping centers of the capital are Golden Hall and 4-storey The Mall Athens. In Athens, there is also a fairly large outlet. Arthur Glen. It presents more than 100 brands. Sales here do not stop all year-round. Ermou street features various shoe shops of Bournazos, Haralas, and Pollini. There are also shops of the Spanish brand Zara, Mango, and Accessorize.
One of the largest shopping centers of the country and Thessaloniki is Mega Outlet. This large shopping center is called a small town. Its area covers more than 15 thousand square meters; it features over 400 brands, such as Tommy Hilfiger, Replay, Max Mara, Triumph, and Levis. There are also many sports shops, including Adidas, Fila, Nike, and Puma. Mediterranean Cosmos is another major shopping center of more than 250 thousand square meters. It’s situated in the suburbs as Mega Outlet does. You can find such brands as Mango, Zara, Bershka, H&M, Benetton, and Raxevsky, which is a Greek brand with reasonable prices. Not far from Thessaloniki, there is the city of Kastoria. The best fur coats all over the world are sewn there. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Shopping on Crete is centered in the big cities of Chania, Rethymnon, and Heraklion. In Heraklion, it’s worth going to the central street of Dadal. Travelers can find shops of both Greek and foreign brands, with Zara, MEXX, Bershka, and Lacoste among them. In small shops, you can buy outfits by local designers, who offer unique solutions and excellent quality. The real feature of Crete are flokati, which are plaids and rugs made of sheep wool. The best olive oil producers are located in Sitia.
Sculpture, Agios Nikolaos Shopping in Rhodes is associated with fur and leather items. You can buy inexpensive stylish stuff at local factories. As in other cities, you can buy clothes of European brands at affordable prices in local shopping centers. The most popular stores are Zara, H&M, Benetton, and Mango. It’s worth to buy souvenirs in Rhodes. Most memorabilia contain images of the Kolos of Rhodes, as well as a deer, which is another symbol of the island. Jewelry deserves special attention. Rodos Gold Vogiatzis is one of the largest jewelry stores in Rhodes.
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Hondos Center stores are located throughout the country. There are about 80 shopping centers. There, you can buy goods for the house, clothes, and souvenirs or gifts. When buying for more than 120 euros, guests of the country can use the tax free system and return the value-added tax. To do this, you must ask the seller to give a check and a special form. The seller must print it, otherwise the form will be invalid at the customs. Leaving the country, it is necessary to show documents in a dedicated department at the customs. The VAT in the mainland Greece is 23%, while on the islands it is 16%.
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Shopping streets in Greece
♥   Shopping area ' Ermou Street' Athens. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Kassaveti Street' Athens. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Voukourestiou Street' Athens. On the map   Photos
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Designer outlets in Greece
♥   Outlet 'McARTHURGLEN factory outlet ATHENS' Building Block E71, Yalou, 19004, Greece. On the map

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Epidaurus Amphitheater

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In Greece, one of the most interesting amphitheatres is located in Epidaurus. It was built in the 4th century BC and designed by Polykleitos. The ancient theater in Epidaurus is not only one of the oldest, preserved to this day, but is also one of the largest. It was originally designed for 15000 spectators. The history of the construction of the theater is very interesting. It was not built for bloody battles and executions.

In the fourth century there was a great Asklepieion in Epidauros. Thousands of people came here to be healed. The ancient theater was built for patients. Performances were considered to be one of the most effective therapeutic methods. Until the end of the 19th century the ancient theater was unknown to general public. It was discovered by an archaeologist Panagis … Read all

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

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On the southern slope of the Acropolis is its most important antique attraction - the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Its name was given to the ancient theater in honour of the founder, Herodes Atticus - an outstanding political and public figure. The history of the construction of the theater is very romantic. The great Greek speaker built it in memory of his wife Regilla. An incredibly beautiful spouse died quite young, Herodes suffered a loss strongly and the whole year did not leave the walls of his house.

A huge loss triggered the speaker to erect an incredibly beautiful and large-scale monument. Built by his order, the Odeon could accommodate up to 5000 spectators. Despite its impressive age, the theater has survived to this day almost in its original form. For many years it has been used … Read all
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Shopping malls, boutiques and outlets in top cities of Greece

Athens
A very special trading area is Kolonaki. Here, in addition to designer stores, there are many antique shops where you can buy unique old stuff. You can also find popular art galleries and several famous restaurants in the neighborhood. It is possible to enjoy walks and have rest here all day long. Millionaires choose this trading district not coincidentially. Here, Tsakalof street - one of the six most expensive shopping streets in the world - is located. In the area of Kolonaki there are the … Read more
Naxos
In Naxos city, active tourists and fans of water sports must visit Flisvos Sports Gear. This store specializes in sports clothes and accessories, providing a special section with accessories for surfers. Active tourists are always offered a wide selection of inexpensive colorful T-shirts, hats, backpacks and sports bags, as well as other accessories, without which it is impossible to imagine an active holiday. In Halki, you will find Fish & Olive Art, an original family-run souvenir shop … Read more
Mykonos City
Fans of jewelry should go shopping on Polikandrioti Street. There are more jewelry shops than anywhere else. Each of them offers exclusive products. Local jewelry shops specialize only in the most upscale articles in Europe but silver jewels with precious and semi-precious stones are more popular with tourists. In the center of the capital of the island, there is shopping Matoyianni Street with multiple specialty shops. Here, you can find beautiful colorful beachwear for walks, stylish … Read more
Agios Nikolaos
Ladies should definitely come by Melissa Traditional Products, a popular organic cosmetics store, during their stay. This is a fairly large and beautifully designed shop that sells natural cosmetics of local production. Here, you can purchase excellent gift sets as well, and original inexpensive souvenirs such as figured handmade soap. You will find wonderful olive oil here. Gourmets and adherents of healthy food especially love to visit it. There are many testers in the store, many products … Read more
Kos
Mouzakis is considered one of the best shoe stores on the island. It positions himself as a prestigious shop for avid fashionistas. Indeed, here you can pick an exclusive pair of designer shoes, while the range of classic budget options is equally wide. The cost of quality shoes starts from 30 euros. One of the main principles of this popular store is the maximum shift away from monotony. The island of Kos boasts many attractive jewelry stores, among which Lapis stands out. It is aimed at … Read more
Heraklion
1866 Street is famous for its numerous souvenir shops. Each of which offers exclusive goods. In local stores, you can buy not only magnets and T-shirts popular with every tourist, but wonderful spices, natural cosmetics of local production, and excellent Cretan honey in beautiful decorative jugs. This street will be of interest to gourmet. There are lots of gastronomic shops where they sell wonderful cheese of local production and other delicacies. The largest choice of excellent national … Read more
Corfu
One of the most popular souvenirs among guests of the island is Kumquat liqueur, which is produced at a local plant in the city of Corfu. Right on the territory of this plant, there is a small shop where you can buy excellent gift sets of liqueur in beautiful packaging. The plant holds interesting tours, which necessarily include tastings. Ladies who dream of bringing a chic fur coat from the trip must visit Naomi brand store. This fur products manufacturer is one of the largest in the … Read more
Loutraki
Glamor Store famous for its huge selection of accessories is very popular among ladies. It sells a very beautiful but inexpensive jewelry in the Greek style, as well as wonderful genuine leather handbags, the price of which starts from 39 euros. All the products presented are of high quality. Apart from accessories, they also sell clothes from local manufacturers. For quality shoes of well-known brands, go to Image Store where they sell both men's and women's shoes. The store is … Read more

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