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Thessaloniki Classic City Tour
"The classic City tour includes seven hot spots of the Thessaloniki center. Pick up from the White Tower (the main landmark of the city) continue to the Archaeological Museum Agia Sofia Agios Dimitrios (Byzantine church and its crypt) and climb to the Byzantine castles. Descending the City walls (Acropolis) we pass the Galerius Arch (Kamara) the Aristotelous Square the Port of Thessaloniki and arrive back to the White Tower. Depending on customers preference we formulate a similar program. History art
From EUR120.00
 
Thessaloniki Markets Tour
"Meet your guide in Aristotelous Square in Thessaloniki and after a quick coffee to start your tour set off to explore the area. A major commercial center since ancient times the city has retained a strong sense of its history with Byzantine market halls and monuments sitting side-by-side with contemporary and modern buildings.Walk through the bustling shopping streets to Louloudadika a colorful flower market thronged with sidewalk cafes and shops and then admire the old Turkish baths of Giahoudi Hamam. Browse stalls heaving with mounds of colorful vegetables and fruit at Modiano and Kapani markets and hear of their history from your guide. Both food markets are believed to have operated since the 12th century. After picking up some koulouri (street-food snacks)
From EUR24.00
 
Thessaloniki Food Tour
"Head to Aristotelous Square in central Thessaloniki to meet your guide and start your food tour of the city. Kick-start your morning with a cup of strong Greek coffee to get your energy levels up and then continue into Thessaloniki’s bustling commercial district to learn about Greek gastronomy.A Mediterranean cuisine Greek food is typically high in nutrients and low in animal fats and dishes are cooked according to time-tested recipes that have been passed down over generations. With incredible islands and large expanses of coastal land Greece is known for its incredible seafood and Thessaloniki – as an ancient port town – is one of the best places for it.Wander through the food markets of Modiano and nearby Kapani to see crates of freshly caught fish loaded onto heaving stalls a round roll of bread topped with sesame seeds and compare the flavors with bougatsa
From EUR38.00

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History

The city was founded circa 315 BC by Cassander, the King of Macedon (Μακεδών), on or near the site of the ancient town of Therma and twenty six other local villages. He named it after his wife...
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miman
Jul 21, 2006

Thessaloniki in spring

Thessaloniki's urban area, stretching along a bay of the Thermaic Gulf .Thessaloniki is a thriving, vibrant city, also being a major economic, industrial, commercial and cultural center as well as a...
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miman
Jul 21, 2006

Foreign consulates in Thess@

General Consulates in ThessalonikiAlbanian Consulate General6 Odysseos Street 546 27 Thessaloniki Tel : 2310 547435Fax: 2310 546656 Bulgarian Consulate General12 Nik. Manou Street 546 23 Thessaloniki...
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Yiannis2000
Feb 07, 2007

Short History Lessons of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki was founded by King Cassander of Macedonia at 315 BC. She was given the name of the sister of King Cassander. As time passes by, the city becames stronger and transformes at the...
dimilag
Apr 17, 2007

Thessaloniki offre toutes les...

Thessaloniki offre toutes les possibilités. De l'art aux clubs en passant par le shopping. Parmi les choses remarquables à citer le musée archéologique avec ses récentes découvertes sur la Macédoine...
Argeade
Aug 25, 2002

Usefull Printable Guide

Visit this site and you are going to have a printable version of a very good guide published by the Book Fair of Thessaloniki Organisation. It contains a lot of usefull information and the most...
dimilag
Apr 17, 2007

great website for city overview

this tip is not about a "favourite thing" nor a "fondest memory". it is only here to give you a link to this website http://www.thessaloniki360.coman excellent work that gives 360 degree images of the...
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magdaki
Jun 25, 2008

Heat mornings

You can wake up in the morning in the big city and only after 30 minutes traveling with the bus to be on the beach and you can all day make sunbathes :)
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bgrossi1981
Feb 07, 2006

I like Thessaloniki than...

I like Thessaloniki than Athens.White Tower is a symbol of the town. Visit Archeological Museum which has much of ancient macedonian gold.
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rusak
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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"The Balkan capital of Greece!"
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"The Jewel of the Balkans"
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Things to Do Near Thessaloniki

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Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki is small but interesting, if only because Jews played such an important role in the development of pre-WWII Thessaloniki, making up 50% of the population at one...
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Agioi Apostoloi church

At the opposite end of the old town, close to the Byzantine walls, stands the handsome church of the Aghioi Apostoloi (Holy Apostles, build between 1312-15), on a cruciform ground-plan, with five...
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Aristotelous Square - Aristotelous street

If you want to start getting to know Thessaloniki, start here at Aristoteles Square. It's the heart of the city, pulsating day and night. At the front, there is the sea, on the sides beautiful...
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Vlatadon monastery

Vlatadon monastery, or Moni Vlatadon, in Ano Poli, is nowadays the only active orthodox monastery in Thessaloniki. It is a Patricarchal Stavropegic monastery, that is, it depends directly on the...
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Galerius Arch - Kamara

The Arch of Galerius was built in the 4th century, ordered by Galerius, the Roman Emperor. The Arch and the Rotunda were planned as annexes to the palace complex. The road that connected the Rotunda...
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