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Thessaloniki Travel Guide: 649 reviews and 1,950 photos


Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece,coastal avenue to the neighbourhoods with the narrow streets and quaint shops, the elitist architecture and Byzantine churches, Thessaloniki lures the visitor with its variety of attractions.

what to see

What to see
The byzantine walls, the Rotunda, the ancient Agora, the Ladadika, The Modiano Arcade , the Bit Bazaar and its unique waterfront promenade, and taking a walk in its harbour you get a nice view of the town and the sea.
The White Tower of Thessaloniki

Aghia Sophia

A fine example of an early Christian church, inside one is amazed by the exquisite mosaics.
Address: St Sophia & Ermou Street

The Church of St. Demetrius

It is a monument of particular importance; it houses the martyrdom of St. Demetrius, the patron of the city. Below the church there is the crypt and museum setting out early Christian and Byzantine sculptures, lush painted and marble decorations. Address: Agiou Demetriou 96

Ancient Thessaloniki

Walking east on Egnatia Odos one encounters the arch of Galerius

The Rotunda

It is a circular edifice from the time of Galerius,

The Roman Forum

Yeni Mosque

It was built in 1902 to shelter the Islamized Jews. Today it is an exhibition area of the Municipality of Thessaloniki. Opening Hours: Tues-Fri 10:00-14:00 and 18:00-21:00, Sat 18:00-21:00, Sun 10:00-14:00 Address: Archaeologicou Mouseiou

The Covered Market (Bezesteni)

The Covered Market is a typical Ottoman building It was mainly used to house textile shops, drapers and goldsmiths, while it still hosts today small fabric shops.
Address: Egnatia and Venizelos St.

Hamam Bei Baths

An antique spa, the largest ham am preserved on Greek territory.
Address: Egnatia and Aristotle St.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Friendly people,beautiful city,relaxing,safe,ancient city.Authentic
  • Cons:Smoking in the bars,alcohol drinks are bit expensive
  • In a nutshell:One of the friendyest people in Greece
  • Intro Updated Dec 16, 2011
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  • Dec 16, 2011 at 7:04 AM

    You should go you will love itttt,I've been in your country in Kiev I love it.

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    Dec 14, 2011 at 12:12 PM

    Greece of a splendid country to explore.... I've never been there, but hope I'll find the way there some day...


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