Thessaloniki Local Customs

  • Local Customs
    by Robin020
  • Local Customs
    by Robin020
  • Local Customs
    by Robin020

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  • 1. Byzantine Churches

    As Thessaloniki and nothern Greece in general became part of the modern Greek state just 92 years ago, its people have special ties to the Greek institutions that have been alive for over 1000 years -...

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  • 2. Statues

    it's a miracle and a well kept secret among tourists, i.e. all tourists know about it, but the locals do not:) So, if you have a little wish... or a big one, you should touch the toe of Aristotelis...

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  • 3. Strikes

    Strikes are popular in all of the greece, strikes of bus drivers (good for you if you are a student there, the schools are closed), of rug-collectors and of unic=versity secretaries, of post offices,...

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  • 4. X-MAS in Thessaloniki

    Christmas is a great time to visit Thessaloniki. Although there aren't so magical as in Germany or Austria, you will often see the town full of snow. The town is very beautifully decorated. There is...

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  • 5. Fairs & Festivals

    Interational Film Festival of Thessaloniki. It's a must everyday, for as many films as you can handle each day and lasts for one week. Everybody you met the previous day will be there. Meaning every...

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  • 6. Going out time dos' donts

    Here are some usefull tips about going out:Thessaloniki was voted top 10 party city by lonely planet.in Most bars or clubs when its not so busy once you sit...

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  • 7. Language time

    in Greece They speak Greek,here are some usefull words and phrases.Hello: Ya soudelicious : nostimohow are you : olla kala? ,ti kanies?,pos paeiGood : Kala ,Mia...

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  • 8. Food and Beverages

    Frape :(Cold coffee with Ice ) you can drink it black ( sketo) or sweet with milk (gliko mee gala ), nescafe(Hot coffee), Made with instant coffee mixed with...

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  • 9. Sweets and paistry shops

    this is the absolute sweets heaven and I just found my own piece in it> its a place called something like TERKENAIS orosomething but the address is TSIMISKI...

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  • 10. You do not have to tip at the...

    You do not have to tip at the restaurants - they are included in the bill. Culture is 'westernized' so you do not have to worry... Beautiful women, expect some...

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