Athens Central Market, Athens, Greece
You can buy anything whilst sampling one of the most popular expereinces in Athens a trip to Central Market. Located on Athinas Street, half way between Omonia Square and Monastiraki Square and if you are staying just about anywhere in downtown Athens you can easily walk to it.
The best time to go is in the morning from Monday through Saturday. It is pretty much closed on Sunday though the restaurant in the meat market is usually open. There is a meat section, a fish section, a fruit and vegetable section and then all around are shops with all different kinds of foods from cheese to herbs and spices and processed meats, olives and oil and more. The market is named for Ioannis Varvakis, also known as Ivan Andreevich Varvatsi, who was a national hero of both Russia and Greece.
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