Valaoritou street was named after Aristotelis Valaoritis (1824-1879) one of the most distinguished poets, representative of the Heptanese school of the 19th century.
He was born in Lefkada to Ioannis Valaoritis of Epirotic descent. He wrote about the heroic acts of the Greek revolutionaries of the Greek War of Independence, for which he was credited as a national poet.
Meanwhile, he was involved in politics.
The street crossing Valaoritou perpendicularly is called Voukourestiou and it’s considered a byword for fashion.
There you can find clustered all the high end fashion brands such as Dior, Prada, Louis Vuitton.
Wander along the street ,where apart from luxury display windows and jewellery shops, you can also find many options for a coffee, a meal, or a drink.
It was named after the Treaty of Bucharest, which in 1913 ended the second Balkan War and became popular after several foreign luxury shops were set up.