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Shopping in Greece

With its historic sites and cosmopolitan capital, Greece is a must-visit destination. By using Global Blue’s Tax Free Shopping service, you can save up to 16% on your purchases when you spend €120 or more when shopping in Greece.



10 facts about Athens

10 facts about Athens

Shopping, culture, Greek gods and olives – here’s everything you need to know about Athens

Temple of Hephaestus
The temple of Hephaestus is among the best-preserved Doric temples in Greece; its construction began in 449BC. The temple was dedicated to Hephaestus, the Greek god of metalworking, who, according to legend, made Achilles his ill-fated armour. The temple has 34 impressive columns; be sure check out the frieze on the eastern side that depicts nine of the twelve legendary labours of Heracles

7 must-see historical sites in Athens

Take a look at the must-see ancient sites in Athens


Traditional Grecian sandals for summer

How old-world Grecian footwear is making its way into the 21st century

Vassilios Kostetsos Aella collection, spring/summer 2011

Greece’s best designers

Athens’s homegrown talent are making style waves

City Guides

180 Degrees store athens

The best independent stores in Athens

5 of our favourite indie stores in the Greek capital

Derya Issever and Cimen Bahri of label Issever Bahri

Our Athens: Derya İşsever and Çimen Bachri

Take a tour of Athens with the designers behind Issever Bahri