Shopping in Thessaloniki


What to buy in Thessaloniki

This issue is concerting all who planning shopping in Thessaloniki. In Thessaloniki people come for leather and fur, pottery and paintings by local artists.

Special attention should be given to jewelry products in Thessaloniki. Greek craftsmen create true masterpieces, from the classics to the religious and historical orientation. In quality of jewelry there is no doubt. Greeks are very value their reputation, earned over more than 50 years.

No less popular gastronomic shopping in Thessaloniki. From € 4 you can buy the original set of local spices. Be sure to buy extra virgin olive oil (from € 5) with a high level of filtration which makes it very useful for health. In the lovely village style jars Greek honey, which have medical properties. Also, do not indulge in buying Greek alcohol: the famous brandy Metaxa, plum, grape and fruit vodka Raki, of course, Greek wine.

Speaking of shopping, can’t skip the souvenir shopping in Thessaloniki. The northern capital of Greece offers a wide variety of gifts. Most bought souvenirs in Thessaloniki – are products of local ceramic craftsmen, bronze and copper (cute vases, figurines and household items), natural sponges, olive cosmetics and, of course, T-shirts, magnets and various craftworks with the image of Thessaloniki landmarks.

Clothing, footwear and accessories in Thessaloniki

You can find all the famous brands and shops in Thessaloniki – Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Escada, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Marks & Spenser, H & M, GAP, Zara, and, of course, the Greek brands. Greek production clousing, in particular knitwear, renowned for excellent quality and reasonable price.

Discounts in Thessaloniki

For successful and fun shopping in Thessaloniki obliged not only to the numerous boutiques with European brands, shopping centers with first-class infrastructure and pocketed products in souvenir shops. The shoppers are attracted here by the periods of discounts when quality products of international brands can be bought at a discount of up to 80%. Overstock in Thessaloniki pleased twice a year:

  • second half of January – end of February;
  • second half of July – end of August.

Shopping centers in the city of Thessaloniki

The most popular trade routes of the city are arranged in a squares. So if you want to get into the world of colorful storefronts and fashion collections, go to the center of Thessaloniki on the Tsimiski street, parallel street Egnatia (slightly above) and Mitropoleos (near the waterfront), as well as their cross streets Aghias Sohpias, Aristotelous, Venizelou, Paleon Patron Germanou. Designer and branded stores in Thessaloniki, jewelry and souvenir shops, art galleries and shops with hand-made production can be found anywhere in the canter of Thessaloniki.

Branded stores in Thessaloniki are not only on the streets, “fashionable” squares, but also in shopping malls, where it is very convenient to shop. Having got in this huge world of trade, cultural and entertaining infrastructure, you can update your wardrobe, taste dishes of national cuisine and simply have fun time. So, if you want all at once, visit one of the shopping center in Thessaloniki:

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    Thessaloniki City Center Shopping District
    The only thing you have to do is go to the center of the city and wander around the area. Here you can find plenty of independent local stores, small designer boutiques and local brands with a very good value for money concept.
    • The only thing you have to do is go to the center of the city and wander around the area. Here you can find plenty of independent local stores, small designer boutiques and local brands with a very good value for money concept. At the same time there are located various widely known brands such as Zara, H&M, Massimo Dutti, Diesel, Intimissimi, Vuitton, Emporio Armani, MCM and many others.

      Don’t forget to take your time and taste famous local food in the traditional restaurants or have a coffee in one of the plenty cafes around where you can relax in a quiet environment of Thessaloniki city center.

      To experience the atmosphere of fascinating shopping in Thessaloniki, it is necessary to go into the city center, which in fact, is a huge shopping complex with various department stores, boutiques and souvenir shops, enticing locals and tourists for its colorful storefronts and sparkling signs.

      The convenient location of streets and their proximity to one another excludes any possibility to get confused or miss any store out of sight. In addition, the city is full of other busy streets, where you can buy absolutely everything, whether it is expensive antiques or souvenirs or branded wardrobe items and luxurious fur of leading Greek manufacturers.

      List of streets in Thessaloniki, each of which is concentrated a large number of shops to suit every taste and budget.

      Tsimiski

      Located in the heart of the city between the streets of Egnatia and Mitropoleos. Here you will find expensive boutiques of international brands and luxury shopping centers, among them the popular Alpha-Odeon, Attica Fashion Center and Notos Galleries.

      Egnatia

      Located slightly above the Tsimiski street and extends parallel to it. Local shops are remarkable by their affordable prices. At the very beginning of the street, as well as in the adjacent blocks there are large number of fur shop in which you can look for mink coat or coats.

      Mitropoleos

      One of the busiest streets in the city, located parallel to Tsimiski street from the waterfront. Here are located expensive designer boutiques clothing and accessories.

      Aghias Sophpias

      The popular shopping street that crosses Tsimiski, Egnatia and Mitropoleos, where premium shops coexist with expensive restaurants.

      Aristotelous

      Stretched perpendicular to Tsimiski, Egnatia, Mitropoleos, crossing them at the center. Besides a variety of shops and cafes, is notable for being close to the market Modiano, where you can buy fresh produce and memorable Greek souvenirs.

      Venizelou

      One of the central streets, at the end of which there is a market Bezesteni, where are concentrated jewelry stores, souvenir shops and other pavilions with an interesting assortment. Here you can also buy the exact replica of jewelry famous jewelry houses.

      Paleon Patron Germanou

      Shopping street of Thessalonikithat crosses Tsimiski, Egnatia and Mitropoleos, where clothing stores coexist with commercial galleries and inviting cafes.

      Karolou Ntil

      A busy street with lots of shops and a wide range of prices.

      Proxenou Koromila

      Street in the center of Thessaloniki, stretching parallel to the street Mitropoleos where shops are full of designer clothes. Here you can find clothes, shoes, accessories, jewelry and sporting goods.

      Ermou

      One of the central streets of the city, located between the streets Egnatia and Tsimiski. Here, as on the other streets in central of Thessaloniki, you can find clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories, as well as cozy cafes and popular restaurants.

      Mitropolitou Lossif

      Street in the center of Thessaloniki, connecting Tsimiski street and the waterfront Leoforos Nikis. There branded stores shops coexist with shops with hand-made products.

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    Mediterranean Cosmos Thessaloniki
    It opened in October 2005 and claims to be the largest retail and entertainment development in Southeastern Europe.
    • The Mediterranean Cosmos has more than 200 shops, 32 restaurants-café, coffeehouses, bars, supermarket, an 11-screen multiplex cinema and bowling cnter, a 400-seat amphitheater under open sky where artists performing traditional dances and music of Greece, playground, hairdressing salon, photo studio, an Eastern Orthodox church and a traditional Greek village. In Cosmos presented Spanish, English, French and, of course, Greek brands.

      Mediterranean Cosmos located outside the city in the municipality of Pylea, 5-minute drive from Macedonia Airport. It opened in October 2005 and claims to be the largest retail and entertainment development in Southeastern Europe.

      Discover all that offers the Mediterranean Cosmos, an innovative space with a huge variety of commercial, recreational and cultural activities.

      An entire city shopping and entertainment awaits you!

      Working Hours:

      Super Market

      Monday to Friday 09: 00-21: 00
      Saturday 09: 00-20: 00
      Sunday and Holidays Closed

      Commercial Shops

      Monday to Friday 10: 00-21: 00
      Saturday, the 10th: 00-20: 00
      Sunday and Holidays Closed

      Restaurants & Café Area Polyestiasis

      Monday to Thursday 09: 00-01: 00
      Friday & Saturday 09: 00-02: 00
      Sunday and Holidays 09: 00-01: 00

      Restaurants & Café Outdoor

      Monday to Friday 09: 00-02: 00
      Saturday 09: 00-02: 00
      Sunday and Holidays 09: 00-02: 00

      Cinemas

      Monday to Friday 16: 00-02: 00
      Saturday – Sunday & Holidays 11:30 to 2:00

      Tel: (+30) 2310 489571

      Website: www.medcosmos.gr

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    One Salonica Outlet Mall
    More than 100 stores individual travelers, fashionistas, teenagers, families and young to gain access to the most popular brands of designer, fashion, sports and lifestyle, at prices up to 70% less than the market all year round….
    • The One Salonica created with a vision to become something more than the first Outlet Mall in North Greece. 86, 000 square meters is full of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, a cinema, bowling alley, billiard room and supermarket. Combining shopping at extremely competitive prices, exciting entertainment options and an impressive environment, ONE SALONICA is destined to become the new meeting place in Thessaloniki. One Salonica is one of the biggest investments of the decade in Northern Greece and, at the same time, is essentially the first Outlet Mall in the country.

      More than 100 stores covering the ground floor and the first floor. Individual travelers, fashionistas, teenagers, families and young to gain access to the most popular brands of designer, fashion, sports and lifestyle, at prices up to 70% less than the market all year round. And when they complete their shopping, you can relax with a walk in 2o floor of the Outlet Mall, enjoying the entertainment that will be provided there. At the same time, its visitors can cover their daily needs at the Hypermarket Carrefour.

      The location of the mall is privileged: just 3.5 kilometers from the city center, the One Salonica is easily accessible by car, by bus, and even on foot.

      There is a bus stop in front of the entrance, the central train station is just 500 meters and many 5 star hotels of the city are close. The most important thing is that One Salonica has established on the west entrance of Thessaloniki, just minutes from the exit of the Egnatia Highway, which connects the city with all regions of Northern Greece and neighboring Balkan countries. Thus, it is an attractive destination not only for the Thessalonians, but also residents of neighboring areas, Greeks and foreigners.

      Address

      61 Giannitson & 34 Koletti Street, 546 27 Thessaloniki

      Working Hours:

      Monday to Friday 10: 00-21: 00
      Saturday 10: 00-20: 00
      Sunday and Holidays Closed

      Tel: (+30) 2311 242650, (+30) 2311 242651

      Website: http://onesalonica.com

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    Mega Outlet
    Opened on December 2006 in Thessaloniki the largest Discount Shopping Center in the Balcans. There are 4 levels with total surface 15.000 m2, 80 individual stores with over 400 famous brands…
    • Mega Outlet, the largest Discount Shopping Center in the Balcans, opened on December 2006 in Thessaloniki.

      The location of the shopping center at 43 Georgikis Sholis Avenue in Pilea Thessaloniki provides easy access to both the residents of Thessaloniki since it is only 10Km from the city center but also guests from the wider region of Macodonia and residents of other countries of Balkans as the area attracts consumers.

      There are 4 levels with total surface 15.000 m2, 80 individual stores with over 400 famous brands of clothes, shoes and accessories for men, women and kids in very low prices all year long!

      It is friendly and easy access for people with special needs (parking, WC for handicapped) as well as special place for babies, Cafe bar, card phones, ATM for money withdrawal, information desk, and free internet access for the guests. At guests’ disposal there are 850 free parking spaces.

      Here you will find a big variety in athletic brands, clothes for any occasion: your walk in the town, on the mountain or by the sea. Casual dressing, many brands of jeans in every colour, every style and for any body-type. Shoes – high heels, flat, athletic, boots and booties for any occasion. Clothes and shoes for new born babies and until their adolecence. Sections for men and women. Underwear, swimwear, accessories, sunglasses, watches and bags to complete your appearence. Of course, you will find everything in outlet prices all year long.


      Visiting Houres

      Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 21:00 p.m

      Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 20:00 p.m.

      Tel: (+30) 2310 365000

      Website: www.megaoutlet.gr

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    Shopping Center “Plateia”
    Shopping Center “Plateia” is located in Tsimiski st., right next to Aristotelous square, one of the most central spots of Thessaloniki. The numerous shops, cafe-bars, restaurants as well as the bowling room and cinemas…
    • Shopping Center “Plateia” is a well-known shopping center located in the heart of Thessaloniki in Tsimiski st., right next to Aristotelous square.

      There is a huge number of fashion boutiques, cafes and restaurants that offer magnificent views of the grand open-air atrium, as well as the bowling room and popular urban cinemas. It is an ideal place for family shopping and relaxation.

      In winter, there stands the elegant Christmas tree and summer evenings often hosts music concerts and commercial presentations. There is always a lot of visitors, especially noticeable youth that pass the time until the next film, strolling through the numerous shops or gobbling up donuts with coffee.

      Shopping Center “Plateia” is the a perfect choice for a complete day out.

      Tel: (+30) 2310 290290

      Website: www.odeon.gr

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    Apollonia Politia
    Apollonia Politia could be described as the kingdom of beauty, since in the huge Hondos Center dominating the mall you can find any kind of cosmetics. Not to forget the plethora of famous brands…
    • Apollonia Politia could be described as the kingdom of beauty, since in the huge Hondos Center dominating the mall you can find any kind of cosmetics. Not to forget the plethora of famous brands such as Calvin Clein, Roberto Cavalli, Polo Ralph Lauren, D&G etc.

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    Shopping Center “Makedonia”
    The Carrefour Makedonia Shopping Center is located in Pylea, on the outskirts of Thessaloniki, the capital of northern Greece. It consists many shops, cafes, restaurants and Ster Cinemas…
    • The Carrefour Makedonia Shopping Center is located in Pylea, on the outskirts of Thessaloniki, the capital of northern Greece. It consists many shops, cafes, restaurants and Ster Cinemas in a total area of 140,000 sq.m. while it offers free parking of 1.450 seats.

Markets in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is also famous for its food market. The oldest and the largest food market of Thessaloniki is “Modiano”. The market was built in the heart of the city, and separated from the Aristotle’s Square only by one quarter. Flower shops and old Turkish baths that surrounding “Modiano” give this area national color.

For many decades the local population comes to “Modiano” for fresh meat of different varieties and seafood, fruits and vegetables, sweets and pastries. You can also buy souvenirs and handicraft products. So why not take the example of urban residents and visit “Modiano,” where are selling always fresh local produce? Within the market there are a lot of restaurants and cafes, which serves homemade Greek cuisine and prices are low. It is interesting to just watch the daily life of Thessaloniki from the cozy restaurant market, being treated with home cooking and drinking Greek coffee.

Another pearl trading in Thessaloniki is considered the famous flea market “Kopani Agora”, located in the city center, close to the ancient Roman Forum. At this incredibly large and colorful bazaar prevails special atmosphere. In the air smell of grilled meat, spices, fish and seafood. All around can be heard cries of traders, who trying to convince that they have all cheapest, tastiest and fresh products. Bazaar rows are full of souvenirs, antiques, paintings, shoes, glassware, toys, clothing, jewelry, accessories and traditional Greek delicacies. Prices in “Kopani Agora” is much lower than in stores, but the sellers behave more kindly and persistently, extol their goods and well inferior to its price.

Shopping in Thessaloniki is an integral part of the holiday. In Thessaloniki you can buy almost everything from Greek souvenirs and antiques to luxurious fur coats and branded clothing.

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