Shopping in Rhodes can be a rewarding and culturally enriching pastime. The New Market – Nea Agora – of Rhodes is among the most developed in Greece. The building itself is a superb architectural monument facing the harbour. It’s large enough to offer a complete shopping and dining experience. It has stands selling fruit, vegetables, and other fresh produce, and several eateries lining on both sides of the main entrance, serving pastries and other treats that go well with coffee and refreshments.
There are many arts and crafts store all over the island, some selling souvenirs and trinkets, others more focused on traditional artisanal products, including leather goods, embroideries, and lace. Rhodes is also known for its jewellers, potters, and ceramic artists. There are also many boutiques carrying high-end fashion and accessories, in addition to vendors with stands selling sponges, soap, jewels, and all kinds of knickknacks, conveniently placed in areas of heavy foot traffic.
You will love shopping in Rhodes because there’s something for everyone in all price ranges. It’s impossible to leave the island empty-handed. A stroll around the Rhodes Old Town is perfect for those who seek to purchase souvenirs. The New Town is better for fashion and foreign brands. Besides the City of Rhodes, towns like Kolymbia and Lindow offer satisfying shopping opportunities too.
The Old Town of Rhodes, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since in 1988, is a fascinating tourist destination, with a rich history and plenty to see and do. It is particularly favoured as a shopping and dining destination, as its old alleyways are lined up with tourist shops selling souvenirs, fashion, and groceries.Read More