Highlights of Thessaloniki, Greece

Greece, Thessaloniki Guide (B): Highlights of Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, next to Athens which is the largest. To what extent I’ve heard, there are not that many people who’ve heard of, or been to Thessaloniki. The city has a beautiful location which is a central point for going everywhere on the mainland of Greece: from Halkidiki to Meteora and to the south and Athens. When being in this area of the country, a must is to visit the city of Thessaloniki as well. In this article I’ll give you the highlights of Thessaloniki.

Just located a little outside the city center, in the highest part of the city, you can find the Old Town of Thessaloniki, named Ano Poli. Although Thessaloniki has a lot of flats and standard buildings, in Old Town you can find many buildings in the traditional Ottoman architecture together with the colourful houses in Macedonian tradition and many stairways; what gives a really nice and cosy atmosphere. Furthermore, from some points you can have a breath taking view over the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Highlights of Thessaloniki, Greece
Guide Location: Greece » Thessaloniki
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Seafront   The White Tower   Rotunda of Galerius   Arch of Galerius   Ancient Agora   Hagia Sophia  
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
Read it on author's website: https://girlswanderlust.com/2018/04/12/highlights-of-thessaloniki-greece/