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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
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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)
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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
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Markets

Wherever I go, I like to visit markets. They usually are lively and colorful, and you can see the produces that local people consume, the prices, the way that merchants announce their goods and attract the attention of buyers…
Modiano and Kapani markets, both near Aristotelous square, are the oldest traditional markets in Thessaloniki. When we passed in the evening the stalls were closed, but we went again in the morning to watch the hustle and bustle of a work day.
We sadly saw many stalls closed in certain alleys, which makes more difficult for the ones that are open to have customers, but other alleys were quite busy.
In the market you may find whatever you need for your meals: meat, eggs, fish and seafood, coffee and tea, spices, olives, fruits and vegetables, etc. In the streets around the market there are also shoes and clothes shops.

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Aitana
Aug 27, 2016

Visit Modiano Market

Visit Modiano Market
Modiano is a large (almost) open market in the center of Thessaloniki. You can find nearly everything there. Food, clothes, souvenirs, small presents for your friends back home,... Just go into the small streets in the area, mix with the crowd and browse the shops.
You'll find out that the area is also very interesting for it's architecture. Some of the buildings are from the 1900's.

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hamouras
Aug 25, 2002

Lovely Street ...

This street is situated somehow between two large and laud streets ... but when you enter here , everything gets quiet ...there are little shops and restaurants ...

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goga4444
Dec 23, 2003

Market

What I love about Greek cities are those markets. Here you can buy whatever you wish to have for dinner...

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May 20, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Thessaloniki

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Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

Traditionally a pot of different nations Thessaloniki had a large community of Jews, mostly of Sephardic origin that immigrated from Spain after 1492, before that they were just a minority. In late...
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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

Aristotelous is a central and definitely the most famous square in Thessaloniki. It’s located near the seafront, just over Nikis avenue. It is named after Aristotle of course, the famous Greek...
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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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