In the peaceful neighborhood of Plaka, a cool antique store with the name Amorgos was found. The magic of Amorgos is that you can stumble upon completely unique items that you may not find in any other souvenir store.
This specialty shop is really a treasure trove worth seeking out. One can find inside mostly hand picked items carefully collected and preserved with love by the members of the family. You can’t help but surrender to the Amorgos authenticity.
Whether you are looking for a gift or a souvenir, this store can satisfy any taste. This place proves to be a real heaven for vintage items fanatics. They have a wide selection of embroideries for decorating the house, ceramics and old fashioned boxes. You can also find toy instruments, retro home-ware and lots of genuine antiques that you never thought existed.
One of their extensive selections is the one with the oil lamps, since lighting plays a key role in house decoration. There you can find a massive variety of old roof and table lamps.
Entering this gift shop you feel like travelling through tradition, while the impressive wooden pieces with a variety of shapes and patterns introduce any visitor to the Greek folklore.
A magic journey where time loses dimension.
Amorgos store is definitely the place to buy Karaghiozis black shadow puppets. Karaghiozis is a fictional character of Greek folklore; and these shadow theater performances are a big part of the Greek cultural inheritance.
Inside the store you will also come across beautiful handmade carpets, retro toys like wooden planes, textiles and old stamp collections. The list is unlimited.
If you are passionate about vintage items then Amorgos is definitely the place to seek out gems for loved ones (or a treat for yourself).