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Hatzifotiou - near the Agia Sofia church: Sweets as gifts for friends
After your visit to the beautiful Agia Sofia church, you'll see a catacomb across it (which is really worth a visit too), you will notice this beautiful shop which reads something like (but not exactly) Xatcn Ewtiov. You have got to try their sweets and some are nicely packed for your friends, loved ones and colleagues.
What to buy: Greek sweets, bread, cookies, and the like.
What to pay: Reasonable.
Food & Drinks: Tsoureki from TERKENLIS Bakery
Almost everybody visiting the city don't leaving without taking sweets from Terkenlis Bakery shop. Top of all is the "TSOUREKI" plain or filled or topped or both with lot chocolate, chestnut, orange, etc.
It is like Spruengli in Zurich.
Situated downtown in the hearth of the city at the main shopping street (Tsimiski st).
You easy recognize it from the sweet smells around the area... Don't try to resist.
The exact spelling in English is Choureki=Tsoureki
What to buy: Tsoureki, Traditional pies, ice creams and lot of other sweets.
What to pay: Depends on what you buy. Prices can starts from 1 Euro
Street markets: Modiano Market 1
Thessaloniki is famous for its food markets. Modiano is the biggest food market in the city and it is well-known all over Europe. Next to Modiano are many flower shops that give a special colour to the area, and the Turkish old baths Giahoudi Hamam.
Food & Drinks: Sweet history going back sixty years
"Hatzifotiou" pastry shop, certified with the quality management system ISO 2200:2005, operates in Thessaloniki for over sixty years.
Modiano Market 2: Fish Shop
just fish fish fish
What to buy: meat
What to pay: ok the same in fish, i dont eat fish either im vegetarian so i didnt ask for meat prices sorry.
the fish looked fresh to me though
Modiano Market 2: Meat Shop
just meat meat meat
What to buy: meat
What to pay: meat..ops sorry in euros of course or..i dont buy meat, im vegetarian so i didnt ask for meat prices sorry.
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