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Modiano Market Review

Overhauled in 1922 by the Sephardic architect Eli Modiano, this old landmark is basically a rectangular building with a glass roof and pediment facade. Inside, the rich aromas of food—fish, meats, vegetables, fruits, breads, and spices—compete with music and the noisy, colorful market characters, from the market owners to the bargain hunters. In the little tavernas nearby, ouzo and mezedes are sold at all hours. It is worth a visit—as is the generally cheaper open-air market (on the north side of Ermou)—even if you have no intention of buying anything.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Block bounded by Aristotelous, Ermou, Irakliou, and Komninon, Kentro, Thessaloniki, 54628
  • Hours: Mon., Wed., and Sat. 8:30–2:30; Tues., Thurs., and Fri. 8:30–1:30 and 5:30–8:30
  • Location: Kentro and Ladadika
Updated: 05-26-2011

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