Monastiraki is an incredibly vibrant and colorful neighborhood filled with beautiful street art, great restaurants and cafés and endless shops and outdoor markets. It’s a beautiful jewel in the middle of a city that has never really been known for its beauty.
The hip neighborhood’s colorful street art makes it a photographer’s dream
Monastiraki’s numerous flea markets are true treasure troves
The neighborhood’s narrow alleys can be a maze, but they usually lead to beautiful lively squares
Monastiraki also has some great restaurants serving authentic Greek cuisine
…and don’t forget to try some baklava!
Some of the city’s most legendary sights – including Mount Acropolis – are just a few steps away!
Monastiraki is a great place to try some traditional street food
Monastiraki also has a bazaar area with endless shops hawking everything from shoes to souvenirs