Founded in 315 BC, Thessaloniki is a Greek masterpiece. You’ll find Byzantine monuments, numerous religious structures, Roman and Ottoman historical locations, and a beautiful waterfront to enjoy.
Street photography is particularly popular in Thessaloniki. Be prepared to have your picture taken as you explore the city. In return, take your own camera along to create your own images and memories.
Numerous archeological sites have ongoing work occurring within the city. The two-terraced Roman forum is a unique site, which was discovered by accident in the 1960s. Within the forum complex are two baths, a small theater, and other amenities that were believed to be used until the 6th century. Various mosaics and artifacts have survived and can be seen in the many museums that Thessaloniki offers.
A famous museum in the city is the Museum of Byzantine Culture. It is one of the best celebrations of this era that can be found anywhere on the continent. The White Tower of Thessaloniki is a unique museum that provides a series of galleries that provide an excellent tour as well.
Several sports-related and educational museums are also open to the public.
Thessaloniki is also close to natural wonders, such as Seich Sou Forest National Park, where hiking and cycling paths are offered in abundance. You can also make your way to the well-maintained beaches or just find a quiet spot to have a nice coffee on a cool morning.
Thessaloniki offers glimpses of history that make the world feel more alive. Take a trip here and let your footsteps mingle with the generations before so that you can carve your own story out for the world to enjoy.
Tourist information and Tourist Board
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Airports and terminals
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"Good To Know" in the city
Below you can find a listing of "Good to know" and things to do and see during your stay in the city
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Map of the city
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