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With a history of 2.300 years and a population of over 878,000 Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and capital city of Central Macedonia. It has the second larger commercial port in Greece and its location next to the Balkans and between East and West its giving Thessaloniki its cosmopolitan characterestics! Thessaloniki is full of life day and night and it offers you unlimited visiting options and places to explore!

Here are some of the many places you can visit when in Thessaloniki!

White Tower

The Tower that is the symbol of the city is a landmark Ottoman fortress & former prison housing an interactive exhibition of the city's history.

Thessaloniki's Port

Except its commercial and maritime actrivities, the port today offers places for many types of events, festivals, conferences and entertainment with restaurants, bars and cafes.

Thessaloniki seafront

One of the biggest seafronts in Europe. Great for a walk,cycling and relax!

Arch of Galerius

A historical monument featuring relief scenes of Galerius' victory over the Persians.

Aristotelous Square

A waterfrong public square surrounded by stores, cafes and restaraunts.

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

Here you can find a big collection of Greek art & artifacts.

Church of St. Demetrios

The church that has Saint Demetriu's body and one of the symbols of Thessaloniki and Greek Orthodox Church.

Saint Sophia of Thessaloniki

A historical church with mosaics and paintings.

Museum of Byzantine Culture

A museum dedicated in Byzantine history.


It was built by Romans as a worship house which has also historic mosaics.

For more info please visit Thessaloniki's tourism board page here:
Shopping in Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki undoubtly gives you many choices for your shopping with many malls and hundreds of shops in the city centre and department stores. All these are situated close to each other so you ll have the chance to explore your choices, compare prices and find unique offers and what you are looking for.

Main shopping streets in Thessaloniki are:

  • Tsimiski street is the biggest shopping street of the city
  • Mitropoleos and Proxenou Koromila street are next to Tsimiski and are giving you also many choices for your shopping and for your food and drink
  • Many decent shops are also located in Ermou and Egnatia streets parallel to Tsimiski street
  • You can also find shops at Pavlou Mela street and Leoforos Nikis Avenue
  • Other shopping streets are Agias Sofias and Aristotelous streets
Shopping Malls

Thessaloniki has also big shooping malls and outlets.

  • Plateia Shopping Mall
  • Apollonia Politia Mall
  • One Salonica outlet mall
  • Mega outlet Thessaloniki
  • Meditteranean Cosmos mall
  • Open commercial centre (Thessaloniki open mall)
For more info please visit Thessaloniki's tourism board page here:
Food,Drink & Nightlife
Food and Drink

Thessaloniki has everything you need when it comes for food and drink! Thousand of flavors can be found in Thessaloniki as everywhere around you there are many Gyros shops, local taverns, bougatsa and ouzo shops and pubs and restaurants.

Here are some places you can visit for your gastronomic experience:

  • Castels/Upper town
  • Navarino square
  • Perea area
  • Athonos square
  • Tsinary/upper town
  • Modiano market
  • Ladadika area
  • Chortiatis mountain
  • Beachfront bars/caffes and restaurants
For your coffee:

  • Palion Patron Germanou street/pavloumela street/Tsimiski and Mitropoleos
  • Port/seafront
  • Ladadika
  • Upper Town
  • Navarino Square
  • Aristotle Square
  • Zefxidos/iktinou/agias sofias streets
  • Nea Krini (Kalamaria)

For more info visti Thessaloniki's tourism board here:


A night in Thessaloniki will be un unforgetable experience! National Geographic included Thessaloniki in the top 10 cities with the best nightlife worldwide!

In Thessaloniki you can find:

  • Tavrens with Greek music
  • Bouzoukia live music stages
  • Clubs
  • Bars
  • The Regency Casino
  • Many cafes and restaraunts
For more info visti Thessaloniki's tourism board here:
Visiting Thessaloniki with children
If you are travelling to Thessaloniki with kids its sure that you will find many places to spend your time and have fun.

In Thessaloniki you can find theme parks, places with mystery games, friendly beaches for kids and shopping malls with many things you can do with your kids.

Places to go with kids at Thessaloniki
  • 2 mini gold theme parks
  • Vega Fun playground
  • Ziogas western city - Horse riding (half an hour from Thessaloniki)
  • Asterokosmos (world of stars) - Christmas theme park
  • Waterland
  • Dinosaur Park
  • Adventure paintball - Located in Meditteranean Cosmos area
  • Magic Park - amusement park
  • Go kart center - Go karts racing
  • Meditteranean Cosmos - One of the largest shopping malls in Greece
  • We Multiplex - aerial acrobatics, ski, snowboard and more
For more you can visit Thessaloniki's Tourism board here:
Events in Thessaloniki
During your stay in Thessaloniki you can enjoy many types of events happening all year around in this beautiful city. Live concerts, exchibitions, festivals, marathon events, cultural and religious events and many more.

For all festivals of Thessaloniki please visit the Thessaloniki's Tourism board here:

In Thessaloniki also take place important exchibitions and conferences like TIF - HELEXPO and Thessaloniki Convention Bureau. Read more here:

Find here the calendar for Excibitions and Conferences:

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