The Bouzouki Shop, Athens

The Bouzouki Shop, Athens

What to buy here: Musical instruments: Music and dance are a major part of Greek culture. Some of the most popular string instruments include oud, laouta, tamboura, bouzouki and baglama and make exclusive gifts for music lovers and enthusiasts. The bouzouki is one of the more popular instruments of the lute family (which is the tamboura family in Greek). This instrument can be dated back to the ancient times but became more popular during the 1920s with the rise in popularity of the Rembetiko music. Look no further than The Bouzouki Shop in Monastiraki at 31 Pandrossou Street. The variety here is amazing! These instruments are hand crafted and quite detailed in their design. Their other store in Egaleo, not far from Athens central includes the workshop also. The Bouzouki Shop has been a family owned business for 35 years. A bouzouki can start at 190 euro, but if that’s out of your price range ask to see their miniature products. The store’s philosophy is, don’t just come in and visit, trying out the instruments is part of the experience! Visit the Bouzouki Shop Monday through Saturday between 9:30 am - 7:00 pm and on Sunday between 9:30 am - 5:00 pm.

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Sight Name: The Bouzouki Shop
Sight Location: Athens, Greece
Sight Type: Shopping
Guide(s) containing this sight: Monastiraki Gift Shops  

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