Interesting Districts 

Thessaloniki on two wheels

Thessaloniki on two wheels

Head for the coastline, the city's most enjoyable bike route and flirt with the waves on two wheels

Upper Town of Thessaloniki

Upper Town of Thessaloniki

Wandering the streets of Ano Poli

Bit Bazaar

Bit Bazaar

Nights, too, are bright in Thessaloniki !

The Arch of Galerius

The Arch of Galerius

Thessaloniki's highlight - Arch of Galerius

Zefxidos Street

Zefxidos Street

In Thessaloniki is never too early and never too late for a cup of coffee!

Trigonion Tower

Trigonion Tower

Exploring the Upper town while enjoying the panoramic view of the city

Kastra -Walls of Thessaloniki

Kastra -Walls of Thessaloniki

To travel is to possess the world ✈

Tsinari neighbourhood

Tsinari neighbourhood

Discover Tsinari area on foot !

Iktinou street

Iktinou street

Want to meet the locals and share a beer with them? Head for Iktinou street !

Music Hall of Thessaloniki

Music Hall of Thessaloniki

Cinema with a view under Thessaloniki's blue sky !

Zongolopoulos' umbrellas

Zongolopoulos' umbrellas

You can stand under our umbrellas !

Chasing sunsets

Chasing sunsets

The emblematic monument of the Umbrellas at the seafront of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square

Aristotelous Square

The sun is shining above Aristotelous Square

Port of Thessaloniki

Port of Thessaloniki

Sea on our feet

Seafront of Thessaloniki

Seafront of Thessaloniki

W🌞rk 🌞f the cal🌞ries while enj🌞ying the sun !

Ladadika district

Ladadika district

Discover Thessaloniki with a glass of beer on hand! This is Ladadika district!

Statue of Alexander the Great

Statue of Alexander the Great

The imposing symbol of the city, the statue of Alexander the Great in horseback is one of the most photographed sights of the city and stands tall at Thessaloniki 's seafront.

Kastra- Walls of Thessaloniki

Kastra- Walls of Thessaloniki

Fortifications of the city above the city !

White tower

White tower

To Nr.1 selfie point of the city !

White Tower

White Tower

From where we drone

Thessaloniki's seafront by night

Thessaloniki's seafront by night

Dream a night like this !

Walls of Thessaloniki

Walls of Thessaloniki

10 minutes away from the city center, this is Saint Paul's district !

White Tower

White Tower

White Tower by night !

Zongolopoulos' Umbrellas

Zongolopoulos' Umbrellas

Sunset skies , bonfire nights !

UNESCO monuments

Church of Hagia Sophia

Church of Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia is one of the oldest churches in the city still standing today. It is one of several monuments in Thessaloniki included as a World Heritage Site on the UNESCO list.

Rotunda of St. George

Rotunda of St. George

The Rotunda of St. George is located just north of the junction of the two main axes of the city where the Arch of Galerius can be found. As one of the oldest monuments in Thessaloniki, its sixteen centuries of its existence, as pagan monument, Christian church and Muslim house of worship, have left their traces on it. It is now one of the 15 Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki that were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988.

Church of Saint Catherine

Church of Saint Catherine

The Church of Saint Catherine is a late Byzantine church in the northwestern corner of the Ano Poli (also called Old Town and literally the Upper Town) of Thessaloniki, Greece. The church dates to the Palaiologan period, but its exact dating and original dedication are unknown. From its interior decoration, which survives in fragments and is dated to ca.

(Kastra) Walls of Thessaloniki

(Kastra) Walls of Thessaloniki

The imposing late 4th century AD fortifications of Thessaloniki incorporated the earlier defense wall dating from the middle of the 3rd century AD, which it used as a buttress. This latter wall had been built hastily, using earlier architectural material, to protect the city from the raids of the Goths.

Church of Panagia Chalkeon

Church of Panagia Chalkeon

Located south of the ancient agora of Thessaloniki, towards the center of the old city, is the Church of Panagia Chalkeon, an 11th century church. It is one of the 15 Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki that were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988.

Heptapyrgion

Heptapyrgion

Located inside the Akropolis of Thessaloniki, Heptapyrgion was built by the Byzantines during the Paleologian Dynasty (14th century AD). It was constructed over an older citadel possibly dated back to the 9th century AD.

Vlatadon monastery

Vlatadon monastery

In the northeastern part of Ano Polis of Thessaloniki on Eptapyrgiou Street, in rocky and steep terrain, there is built the monastery of Vlatadon the only one of the numerous Byzantine monasteries of the city that has survived until today, still even in use

Church of Prophitis Ilias

Church of Prophitis Ilias

The Church of Prophet Elijah is a 14th-century church in Thessaloniki, Greece, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The church is located in the upper quarter of the old city, and dates to the Palaiologan period, but its original dedication is unknown.

NIKOLAOU ORFANOU

NIKOLAOU ORFANOU

The church of “Saint Nicholas the Orphan” dates back to the Byzantine period and it is well known for its frescoes that were painted by a Serbian monk during the same period the church was built . These frescoes are kept in very good condition which is very rare compared to frescoes that were found in other monuments of Thessaloniki from the same period.

Byzantine Baths

Byzantine Baths

The Byzantine bath (loutra) is located in the Upper Town of Thessaloniki near the Palaiologan Church of Taxiarches and a Byzantine cistern. It is one of the 15 Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki that were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988. The recently restored bath of Thessaloniki is a rare example of a bath surviving from the Byzantine era and also shows Byzantine influence on Ottoman hamams.

Church of the Holy Apostles

Church of the Holy Apostles

The Church of the Holy Apostles rises on the south side at the beginning of Ayiou Dimitriou Street, which coincides with the site of the Letaia Gate. Once the katholikon of a monastery, it owes its modern name to the popular belief that the church was once roofed with twelve domes symbolizing the apostles.

Latomou Monastery (Osios David)

Latomou Monastery (Osios David)

The Church of Osios David also referred to as the Latomou Monastery is a late 5th-century church in Thessaloniki, Greece. In Byzantine times, it functioned as the katholikon of the Latomos Monastery and received a rich mosaic and fresco decoration, which was renewed in the 12th–14th centuries. The surviving examples are of high artistic quality. Under Ottoman rule, the building was converted into a mosque until it was reconsecrated as a Greek Orthodox church , receiving its present name.

Trigonion or Alysseos Tower

Trigonion or Alysseos Tower

At the north end of the east wall is the Chain Tower. In the 15th century this tower replaced the Byzantine Trigonion Tower, which was incorporated in its structure; before the eighteenth century, it was used as a gunpowder magazine and arsenal.

Church of Saint Panteleimon

Church of Saint Panteleimon

The church lies in the eastern part of the old city, near the Rotunda, at the junction of Iasonidou and Arrianou streets. Its current dedication to Saint Panteleimon was given to the church after the end of Ottoman rule in 1912, and its original dedication is therefore disputed. In Ottoman times, it was converted into a mosque

Church of Saint Demetrius

Church of Saint Demetrius

Agios Dimitrios is arguably considered the most important church of Thessaloniki by the majority of the locals for religious, historical and artistic reasons as well. Devoted to the patron Saint of the city, it has a long and rich history that pretty much depicts some of the city's most important events of that shaped its identity.

Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos

Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos

The Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos is one of the oldest churches in Thessaloniki, dating back to the 5th century. The existence of a monumental porch on the south side of the church indicates that it was linked with the most important artery in the ancient city, the Leophoras, now Egnatia Street. It is one of the 15 Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki that were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988.

Church of Metamorphosis tou Sotiros

Church of Metamorphosis tou Sotiros

At the junction of Egnatias Street and Paleon Patron Germanou Street lies the small church dedicated to the Saviour. It was built in 1340, possibly as a sepulchral chapel to a Byzantine monastery, and was originally dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It was a tetraconch inscribed in a square plan. The western conch was demolished in 1936 in order to add a narthex. The mural decoration in its interior dates back to 1350-1370 and is part of the Palaeologan tradition.

Arch of Galerius

Arch of Galerius

South of the Rotunda was the triumphal arch (known today as “Kamara”), probably built between 298 and 305 A.D. to commemorate Galerius’ victorious campaign against the Persians. In its final form, the structure consisted of eight piers arranged in two parallel rows, four in each row. Today only three of the eight original piers are preserved.

Gastronomy

octopus

octopus

RIZOGALO

RIZOGALO

ORZO WITH PORK

ORZO WITH PORK

MELOMACARONO

MELOMACARONO

APPETIZER

APPETIZER

GALAKTOBOUREKO

GALAKTOBOUREKO

MOUSAKA

MOUSAKA

CRETAN SALAD

CRETAN SALAD

SARDINES

SARDINES

BAKLAVA

BAKLAVA

MEAT BALLS

MEAT BALLS

GIGANT BEANS

GIGANT BEANS

STUFFED PEPPERS

STUFFED PEPPERS

BOUGATSA

BOUGATSA

SOUVLAKI

SOUVLAKI

KOURABIEDES

KOURABIEDES

VINE LEAVES

VINE LEAVES

STUFFED CHEESE MUSHROOMS

STUFFED CHEESE MUSHROOMS

LOCAL FISH

LOCAL FISH

SPICY PASTA

SPICY PASTA

TSATSIKI

TSATSIKI

GALAKTOBOUREKO DESSERT

GALAKTOBOUREKO DESSERT

MUSSELS

MUSSELS

CAESAR SALAD

CAESAR SALAD

Festivals

International Monuments Festival

International Monuments Festival

DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL

DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL

BOOK FESTIVAL

BOOK FESTIVAL

FILM FESTIVAL

FILM FESTIVAL

URBAN PICNICK FESTIVAL

URBAN PICNICK FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

STREET MODE FESTIVAL

STREET MODE FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

DIMITRIA FESTIVAL

DIMITRIA FESTIVAL

THE ART FESTIVAL

THE ART FESTIVAL

REWORKS MUSICAL FESTIVAL

REWORKS MUSICAL FESTIVAL

Street Art

"coins" - Artist: Blu

"coins" - Artist: Blu

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Street Art Thessaloniki

Street Art Thessaloniki

Street art Thessaloniki

Street art Thessaloniki

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Artist: Faith47 & Daleast

Artist: Faith47 & Daleast

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"The Frog" - Artist : SIGMA

"The Frog" - Artist : SIGMA

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Artist: Same84 / "black-rose"

Artist: Same84 / "black-rose"

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Artist: skitsofrenis

Artist: skitsofrenis

Thessaloniki Street Art Festival

"woman" -artist : Skitsofrenis

"woman" -artist : Skitsofrenis

Thessaloniki Street Art Festival

"kid"- Artist : skitsofrenis

"kid"- Artist : skitsofrenis

Thessaloniki Street Art Festival

artist: skitsofrenis

artist: skitsofrenis

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Patra Art Walk

Patra Art Walk

Artist : Apset

Siros Stray Art

Siros Stray Art

Artist : ApSet

Port of Thessaloniki

Port of Thessaloniki

Artist : ApSet

Thessaloniki urbanact

Thessaloniki urbanact

Artist : ApSet

Thessaloniki - vasilika

Thessaloniki - vasilika

Artist : ApSet

Pireus - urbanact

Pireus - urbanact

Artist : ApSet

Thessaloniki - Thermi

Thessaloniki - Thermi

Artist : ApSet

Live two times

Live two times

Artists : Same84 and Apset Map location bellow:

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graffiti1_edited

UrbanAct

UrbanAct

Artists: - Same84 and Apset Map location bellow:

Thessaloniki - Rotunda

Thessaloniki - Rotunda

Artist: ApSet

MAN WITH A BULB FACE

MAN WITH A BULB FACE

Artist : Apset & Live2 Map location bellow:

Thessaloniki - Pilaia

Thessaloniki - Pilaia

Artist: ApSet

'Indastryt' x 'WE'

'Indastryt' x 'WE'

Artist : ApSet Map location bellow:

The Beauty and the Beast

The Beauty and the Beast

Artist: AMOK Map location bellow:

Amok

Amok

Location: Thessaloniki

Artist : Amok

Artist : Amok

The bad the good and the ugly

The bad the good and the ugly

Artists: amok/ap.set / rino / dirty rasel

Polywolf

Polywolf

Artist : Amok 8th Street mode Festival

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