Attractions in Thessaloniki

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Saint George's Rotunda

Undoubtedly one of Thessaloniki's most important early Christian and Byzantine monuments, Saint George's Rotunda has been classified as a UNESCO World...

Byzantine Churches

Thessaloniki is home to some of the most important monuments of the Byzantine era, including many temples which have a great impact on visitors. One of the...

Nea Paralia

Nea Paralia

Take the most relaxing romantic stroll in Thessaloniki along Nea Paralia (New Waterfront Promenade). Start your walk from the legendary Makedonia Palace...

Ano Poli

Ano Poli

Enjoy one of the most traditional walks in Thessaloniki, and fit a walk around the original Ano Poli into your program.


Aristotelous Square

It is one of the most central, if not the most central, square in Thessaloniki. You will definitely pass through here, since it is admired and meets all the...

Nea Paralia


The "Umbrellas" is an impressive work of art by the famous sculptor Giorgios Zoggolopoulos and is one of the attractions in Thessaloniki that catches the...


White Tower

The White Tower, a monumental symbol of Thessaloniki, is by far the city's most visited sight. Standing proud on the waterfront, you will admire its stone...


Bit Bazaar

Between El. Venizelou Street and Olympou Street, Bit Bazaar Square and the surrounding streets (namely Tositsa and Karbola) arouse nostalgia with their...


Valaoritou Street

In recent years, Valaoritou Street has become one of the city's most popular hangouts, especially at night. In the heart of Thessaloniki, behind Malakopi...


Kaftanzoglio Stadium

Built in 1960 with a donation from the Lysimachos Kaftanzoglou Foundation, and a diplomat and lawyer from an aristocratic family in Thessaloniki. Located...


Museum of Byzantine Culture

Visit one of the most modern museums in Greece on 2, Stratou Avenue, opposite Pedion tou Areos, and get a deep insight into culture and art. Through its...


Iktinou & Zefxidos

Iktinou and Zefxidos pedestrian streets, between the famous Tsimiski and Agia Sophia streets in the city center, have raised the profile of Thessaloniki...


Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki is housed in one of the few buildings which survived the devastating fire of 1917 in the area where the Jewish community...

Seikh Sou

Seikh Sou Forest (Cedar Hill)

Thessaloniki's suburban forest, known as Sheikh Sou (or Cedar Hill), extends along the hills that surround the northern part of the city from the south and...


State Museum of Contemporary Art

The State Museum of Contemporary Art is housed on the northeast side of the Lazariston Monastery complex in the Stavroupolis district of Thessaloniki.


Nea Krini & Aretsou

The coastal region between Nea Krini and Aretsou in Kalamaria is considered to be the most cosmopolitan district of Thessaloniki and is ideal for an...


Countryside District

The Countryside or Tower District is located along central Vasilisis Olgas Avenue. Here, you can enjoy a walk in the city’s glorious aristocratic past.


Agios Dimitrios Church

One of Greece's most impressive churches is located on Agiou Dimitriou Street. The church of Agios Dimitrios is dedicated to the patron saint of Thessaloniki...


Dinosaur Park

In the Oraiokatstro area, about a 30-minute car ride for the centre of Thessaloniki, the Dinosaur Park and the Mammoth Museum opened in 2005, and are one of...


Greek Pharmaceutical Museum

The unique Pharmaceutical Museum of Greece is located in the Finikas district of Thessaloniki, toward the airport.

Nea Paralia

Statue of Alexander the Great

The imposing bronze statue of Alexander the Great riding his faithful companion of 20 years, Bucephalus, dominates Thessaloniki's Nea Paralia, a few meters...

Ano Poli

Vlatadon Monastery

Vlatadon Monastery, the only Byzantine monastery in Thessaloniki in operation, is located in Ano Poli near the gate that leads to the Acropolis and is...


Arch of Galerius (Kamara)

One of Thessaloniki's most significant monuments located on the upper side of Egnatia Street, The Arch of Galerius or Kamara, was built during the Roman...

Ano Poli

Byzantine Walls and Castles

The city's Byzantine walls and castles are among past remnants keeping previous eras alive and even today command a sense of prestige and power.

Historical Centre

Ancient Agora Square

One of Thessaloniki's most prominent squares, also known as Dikastirion Square (a courthouse was planned to be constructed here) is located in the Roman...


OTE Tower

The OTE Tower (telecommunications tower), located in the grounds of the Thessaloniki International Fair, was built in 1970 by the architect, Alexandros...


Tsimiski Street

The cosmopolitan and busy Tsimiski Street, where the city shows its most European side, is the place to be and be seen.