The Good Old Periptero - A Greek's Convenience Store
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 26 August 2019
The first Periptero in Greece appeared at the end of the 19th Century, as a form of financial assistance to the war-wounded. At first, the only products sold in a kiosk were tobacco and newspapers. In the 50’s and the 60’s, kiosks also had telephones and as most Greek households didn’t have land-lines, they became very popular.
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