Thessaloniki Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Thessaloniki

  • 1. Byzantine Churches

    This interesting building was 1 of the 1st churches built in the ‘Macedonian School’ style. Inside, there are important wall-paintings. The church of St. Panteleimon’s located north of Egnatia...

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  • 2. Byzantine Walls

    The famous White Tower, near the waterfront, dates from the period of Venetian rule (1423-1430). You can’t miss it. However, if you don’t take the time to wander around the city it’s easy to miss a...

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  • 3. Excursions

    Although it's really an adventure to drive there, because of the lack of propriate road signs on the way from Serres to Sochos (notice that even my GPS was inadequate!), the traditional carnival of...

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  • 4. Old Mansions

    Thessaloniki has a lot of beautiful old houses with traditional balkan architecture. These are spread round the city. In the picture you can see Ahmet Kapantzis (top-left), Villa Bianca (top-right),...

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  • 5. Suburbs

    Moni Lazariston was built in 1886 by the monks of Saint Paul Vincent battalion, who became famous from their headquarters in the church of Saint-Lazare in Paris. Monis Lazariston functioned as a...

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  • 6. Summer Resorts nearby

    I think the nearest place to swim in Thessaloniki is Aghia Yorgi and the beach is really very good although I didnt like very much the quality of the sea but the facilities are enough and its also an...

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  • 7. City overview

    Thessaloniki can feel a bit small, especially if you've come up from Athens, but it is actually a sprawling city that hugs the coast. To get a good set of shots of the city, both old and new, climb up...

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  • 10. Iktinou Street, A Pleasent Surprise

    While the majority of the inhabitants and the tourists in Thessaloniki visit the Paralia (seaside) for a coffee, there is another place in which the art of...

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