Veroia Travel Guide

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    Veroia, night view
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  • the Byzantine Museum of Veroia
    the Byzantine Museum of Veroia
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  • Things to Do
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Veroia Things to Do

  • The old church of Christ

    (officially of the Resurrection of Savior Christ). Built in the begining of the 14th century or earlier, it has wall paintings of 1314-15 by the hagiographer Georgios Kaliergis from Thessaloniki. The church is open on Sundays, but not every Sunday. For info you can call the 11th Ephorate of Byzantine Monuments (in Veria), tel: +30 23310 29737.

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  • Barbouta - Tripotamos

    Barbouta was the Jewish neighborhood of Veria and took its name from the fountain with the same name located in it. The presence of Jews in Veria is testified in the Roman Era. Apostle Paul found there a flourishing community (around 50-57 AD). The Jewish Synagogue, rebuilt and renovated through the centuries, is still preserved and incorporates...

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  • Elia park

    The most well-known place or the "Landmark" of Veria is Elia Park with its centuries-old trees. It is located at the edge of a cliff, offering a relaxing view of the Plain of Thessaloniki. A cafe-restaurant, municipal property, offers drinks, snacks or meals to the people, either indoor or under the trees. Don't miss it!

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  • The Dam on Aliakmonas River

    This dam, 8 km far from Veria on the way to Veryina, is regulating the river flow and providing irrigation to the plain. It is known also as "dam of Varvara", since it is very near to the village Ayia Varvara (=Santa Barbara).

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  • The "Step" of Apostle Paul

    This is the place where St Paul, the Apostle of the Ethnics, preached during his 2 visits in Veroia, around 50-51 AD and 57 AD. The site is a shrine of World Christianity. Every year, on June, a religious and cultural festival is organized, named "Pavlia", closing with a pan-Orthodox open-air vespers in front of the "step" of Aposrle Paul, on the...

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  • The Byzantine Museum

    This building, in the preserved neighborhood Kyriotissa, was constructed in 1908-1911 and was a water powered cylindrical flour mill. It was working until 1960 and then abandoned. In 1981 it was on fire and only the external walls were saved. Recently renovated, it is now the Byzantine Museum of Veroia.The permanent exhibition includes portable...

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  • The Archaeological Museum

    The Arch. Museum of Veroia houses and exhibits findings from Imathia Prefecture, dated on Hellenistic and Roman era. Unfortunatelly the Museum building is small and can not include other findings, dated even since pre-historic and iron ages, which are kept in store rooms. The garden of the Museum is full of marble findings, like grave stelae,...

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  • The archaelogical museum

    Since Veroia is a city that is 2700 years old you can imagine that the history of the area is very interesting.The ancient town of Veroia was surrounded by mighty walls, with large towers and gates that connected the town with the rest of the Macedonian kingdom. You can still find some parts of the wall all around the modern city of Veroia.After...

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  • ÂÞìá Áðïóôüëïõ Ðáýëïõ - Apostle Paul's...

    Apostle Paul visited Veroia. A monument has been built at the place where he spoke to the people of Veroia.

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Veroia Off The Beaten Path

  • believe it or not...

    Believe it or not this small building is a church!!!You will find many buildings/churches like that in Veroia and most of them are very old dated back in 1600 and more

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  • Old town

    Any visitor should walk around the old part of Veroia. There you will find all the nice traditional houses many cafes and nightclubs. Since you are there you will get a good taste of the historical and architectural part of the city!!!

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    Traditional houses

    by GeorgiosX Written Nov 18, 2002

    Fondest memory: Having a walk in the centre between all those traditional houses (and some post-byzantine churches).

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