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Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker, Athens

Categories: Gift & Specialty Shops, Shopping
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 160 reviews on the web
Buy custom-made leather sandals at Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker. Pick your favorite design, and the shoemaker will create a pair which suits only your feet. They will measure, custom fit the shoe, and create a brand new pair according to your preference. Watch as the they make something out of nowhere, ready to be worn in a matter of minutes. Other than sandals, you can browse handmade jewelry, as well. Be advised, they only take cash; no credit cards are accepted. Use our Athens travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker and other attractions in Athens.
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  • I have several pairs of custom made sandals which I have bought here over the years.I have a wide foot and most sandals are too tight for me. The beauty of having custom made sandals is that they are ...  read more »
  • Can't believe that my fiancĂ© and I spent one hour here, but we had a great time hanging out with costumers and staffs. This place is not hard to find and it opens Monday to Sunday 9:00 to 20:00. First...  read more »
  • I have visited Melissinos Art - The Poet Sandal Maker twice now on two separate trips to Athens. Both times I have been there I have had an amazing experience! I have really flat and skinny feet and i...  read more »
  • One word.. wow! I wasn't planning to buy sandals but we walked out with 3 pairs plus a really nice computer bag. Excellent experience. They take the time to make sure the sizing and fit is 100% correct. Plus, you get to hang out with "Poi Poi" the adorable shop dog while you wait.
  • i have bought a custom made sandals where they will measure the size of your feet. have not tried it yet but i believe its of very good quality.
  • Interesting experience and nice sandals with tons of options but the wait can be crazy at peak times.
  • Great experience. Cash only. 1 to 2 hours for custom colors!
  • Slightly better than ones you can find in the tourist trap around the city but the sandals they have in the windows are much better than ones actually sold Look like quality is decreasing with 'celebrity'
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