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Travel guide of thessaloniki by Nick and Chrysa

Nikos Chrisa

Travel guide of thessaloniki by Nick and Chrysa

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The most recognizable landmark of Thessaloniki,the white tower was once part of the town’s ancient ramparts.This tower was used mainly as a prison.You can nowadays ascend to the viewing platform on the top,which offer sensational views. You could visit it Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30am to 15:00pm, the entrance fee is 4€
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White Tower of Thessaloniki
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The most recognizable landmark of Thessaloniki,the white tower was once part of the town’s ancient ramparts.This tower was used mainly as a prison.You can nowadays ascend to the viewing platform on the top,which offer sensational views. You could visit it Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30am to 15:00pm, the entrance fee is 4€
This beautiful church is located at the heart of thessaloniki,it is the main sanctuary dedicated to saint Demetrius who is the patron saint of Thessaloniki,its on the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO since 1988
Εκκλησια Αγιου Δημητριου
This beautiful church is located at the heart of thessaloniki,it is the main sanctuary dedicated to saint Demetrius who is the patron saint of Thessaloniki,its on the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO since 1988
One of the most important historic churches,Ayia Sofia was decorated around 10th century after the iconoclastic conflict with expressive figural mosaics.During Turkish period,it was converted into a mosque,the Aya Sofya Camii.A must place visit you should consider visiting
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Hagia Sophia of Thessaloniki
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One of the most important historic churches,Ayia Sofia was decorated around 10th century after the iconoclastic conflict with expressive figural mosaics.During Turkish period,it was converted into a mosque,the Aya Sofya Camii.A must place visit you should consider visiting
This sanctuary makes a breathtaking impression,Rotunda features architecture similar to Pantheon in Rome.Gorgeous mosaics decorate the dome,the Rotunda houses a sculpture museum and is open to the public daily for visits
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Rotunda
5 Pl. Agiou Georgiou Rotonta
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This sanctuary makes a breathtaking impression,Rotunda features architecture similar to Pantheon in Rome.Gorgeous mosaics decorate the dome,the Rotunda houses a sculpture museum and is open to the public daily for visits
At the heart of the city you will come across the Arch Of Galerius ,this arch was the ancient town’s main entrance gate and represents battle scenes from Emperor Galerius
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Arch of Galerius
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At the heart of the city you will come across the Arch Of Galerius ,this arch was the ancient town’s main entrance gate and represents battle scenes from Emperor Galerius
This museum presents a collection of ancient Macedonian artifacts that were uncovered in Thessaloniki.The collection spans from prehistory to late antiquity.You must visit this museum to make you feel like you lived in ancient Macedonia
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Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
6 Manoli Andronikou
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This museum presents a collection of ancient Macedonian artifacts that were uncovered in Thessaloniki.The collection spans from prehistory to late antiquity.You must visit this museum to make you feel like you lived in ancient Macedonia
This museum educates visitors about the Macedonian struggle.
Macedonian Struggle Museum
23 Proxenou Koromila
This museum educates visitors about the Macedonian struggle.
Until the 19th century the old town was surrounded by a complete eight km long circuit walls.Unfortunately,the Ottoman goverment pulled down the ancient walls to modernize and beautify in their opinion the town.However recently the walls have been restored in sections.
East Thessaloniki Byzantine Walls
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Until the 19th century the old town was surrounded by a complete eight km long circuit walls.Unfortunately,the Ottoman goverment pulled down the ancient walls to modernize and beautify in their opinion the town.However recently the walls have been restored in sections.
The Ano Poli is the historic old town,called upper Town because of its hilltop location.This atmospheric quarter is characterized by its steep,winding streets and pedestrian alleyways.Amazing views this is a must place visit that you won’t regret
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Ano Poli
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The Ano Poli is the historic old town,called upper Town because of its hilltop location.This atmospheric quarter is characterized by its steep,winding streets and pedestrian alleyways.Amazing views this is a must place visit that you won’t regret
Ladadika forms the entertainment district of the city hosting bars,restaurants,night clubs etc. its a very popular district in Greece which worth the visit
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Ladadika
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Ladadika forms the entertainment district of the city hosting bars,restaurants,night clubs etc. its a very popular district in Greece which worth the visit
Many of these villas were designed by Italian architecs in Neoclassical style.Villa Allatini created by the Italian architect Vitaliano Poselli in 1896.
Villa Allatini
Many of these villas were designed by Italian architecs in Neoclassical style.Villa Allatini created by the Italian architect Vitaliano Poselli in 1896.
Day trip to mount Olympus,the most popular mountain of greece and the highest.There are several travel agencies which can help you arrange a trip from Thessaloniki to Mt. Olympus (we could arrange that for you too)
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Mount Olympus
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Day trip to mount Olympus,the most popular mountain of greece and the highest.There are several travel agencies which can help you arrange a trip from Thessaloniki to Mt. Olympus (we could arrange that for you too)

Borgartillaga

Samgöngur
We would like to motivate you to walk around the city
Taxis are a bit pricey, although Greeks are all very welcome and friendly so if you choose taxi,you won’t regret it because its possible to make you a new friend
Ekki missa af
You should ride a bike on the bicycle path along the bay
There are many bicycle renting shops along the bay which you can ride to have fun and see the sightseeing such as Great Alexander statue,breath some fresh air and enjoy magnificent view of the sea
Siðir og menning
It’s a good idea to watch a performance of national theatre
Greece is the place where theatre was born,so our recommendation whould be to visit one and enjoy a performance,famous theaters of thessaloniki are “Moni Lazariston”,”Basiliko Theatro” and “society of Macedonian studies theatre”
Sparnaðarleiðir
Free entrance at museums for the first Sunday of each month
This offer will be active from 1st of November until 31st of March of each year,usually the cost of the entrance fees are about 4€
Bókaðu áður en þú leggur af stað
Most restaurants will need reservation in advance
Most of the restaurants in Thessaloniki needs to be booked in advance,we can help you make your reservation aswell and recommend you nice places to enjoy your food
Hvað á að taka með
It would be better in our opinion to have a walk in the city
A usefull advice is to wear comfortable shoes so you could enjoy all of the nice alleys of the city
Gagnlegar setningar
Kalimera,euxaristo,parakalo
Kalimera means good morning,euxaristo means thank you,parakalo means you are welcome.Those are the basics and Greeks will appreciate your effort using our language
Ferðast með börnum
Small stroller would be better
The sad thing about Greece is that our sidewalks are small and many times occupied by stores,but in the main districts you shouldnt face any problems at all