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“great market”(7 reviews)
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Athinas 42, Athens 999-20, Greece
Omonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having a poor lunch in one of the restaurants we decided to buy our own food and walked to the central market for that. Amazing fruit, produce, meat, fish, spices for very low prices. I wish my home town had anything even remotely comparable.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I headed over to the Central Market to do my shopping for gifts for my family and friends, and found this gem of a stall that had everything I needed and more! The name is Ligo and Kalo in English transliteration and the stall is...More

Thank chechao36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing about this market ,being a foodie, I had to go. What a huge waste of time. It was beyond disgusting , had a terrible stench and the types of individuals hanging around looking for tourists to pick pocket was alarming. We immediately realised...More

1  Thank Terri B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was so interesting. One side is meats, the other side is seafood. Everything is VERY fresh. Yes, there are carcasses hanging, and sheep heads etc., but the market is extremely clean and NOT smelly. If I had access to a kitchen I would be...More

1  Thank metaligenics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, lively local market near Omonia square. Stalls of meat and fish in the main hall. Huge variety of fish and sea fruit. Outside the covered market, you can buy local spices like mix herbs for Feta cheese or for Greek salad. Nearby stalls for...More

Thank lilach2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fresh fish and meat products, clean and ongoing atmosphere. Outside the hall lots of spice market selling other stuff.

Thank Valtteri S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This a fantastic meat and fish market, and walking round it was so interesting. The atmosphere was amazing with the shouts of the sellers and the crowds of tourists wandering through. I preferred the fish market side, and there was a huge variety of fish...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We always visit fresh markets wherever we go and can. This one in Athena is just amazing, especially the fish area. I did not like the meat part very much as you could see the bare heads of lambs, sheeps on display. The fish part...More

1  Thank Vanne R
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The central market is a great place to experience a true spirit of the city. And this one is among the liveliest and most colorful markets I have visited so far. Of course, there are many smells and sights that are not for everybody’s taste,...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The central market had only meat and fish. Even for the non-veggie tge amount of dead creatures and smell of blood was just too much. I did miss variety and more impressive architecture.

Thank Stefan G
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Omonia
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
...More
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mukesh2012
18 April 2018|
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Response from BethlehemPaUSA | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what time it closes, but we walked around there at night, after dinner.
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Yael R
7 May 2017|
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Response from Dimi S | Reviewed this property |
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