Thessaloniki Shopping and Districts
(Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece)
If you have chosen to visit Thessaloniki for a holiday, then there is likely to be a time when you wish to explore the city's shopping centres and districts. Many good quality goods are to be found all around central Thessaloniki, and you needn't always expect things to be expensive - there are many bargains to be had.
Although the actual city centre is relatively small, the shopping here is good, with plenty of local shops and bustling markets, selling everything from leather goods to olive oil. Located in central Thessaloniki, the beautiful shopping street of Agias Sophias is a good place to start, as is Mitropoleos Street and the Aristotelous Square.
Where to Shop
The centrally located food market in Thessaloniki is a good place to find some cheap eats and souvenirs, while for clothing and fashion, head to the city's Mitropoleos and Proxenou Koromila shopping areas, and of course, Tsimiski Street.
You are unlikely to find any bargains in these parts of Thessaloniki as such, but there is certainly plenty of choice. Right next to Tsimiski Street, there is a large shopping complex which is easy to find, being just below the city's US Consulate building.
For some of the cheapest in the way of shopping that Thessaloniki has to offer, head to West Egnatia, where some true bargains await.
If you have time, head to Chalkeo Street or Kissouras Street, where a more quirky selection of shops reside, or pay a visit to the nearby Mediterranean Cosmos shopping mall, which is just a few kilometres outside of the city itself.