The second largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki, is the capital of Central Macedonia. It has a large collection of magnificent buildings and is known for its festivals, nightlife and culture. Thessaloniki has a lot to discover.
Places to visit:
- Roman Rotunda (Saint George Church): The Roman Rotunda is city’s most admirable ancient monument which now is a church.
- The White Tower: The tower can be reached by taking a panoramic walk along the Seafront Promenade. It offers sensational city view and holds temporary exhibitions of paintings also.
- Church Of Saint Demetrius: A spiritual sight is town's main church. It’s 43 a meter long monuments with richly embellished interiors
- Arch of Galerius: Among the prime attractions of the city this spot is now popular ad the meeting point among the youngsters. It’s surely worth a walk.
- Nea Paralia: It’s a lovely place to just walk around and enjoy the view. The freshness of a sea, trees all over, and a lot of cafes make this place one of the most visited spot.
- Museum of Byzantine Culture: Like the other museum, this one also covers plethora of art facts from Pre-Christian and Byzantine times, which include mosaics, wall paintings, cultural and historical heritage.
- Archaeology Museum: It preserves an excellent collection of art facts that were uncovered under Thessaloniki and all over ancient Macedonia. It also hosts temporary exhibition and is a great place for history explorers.
Where to stay:
A few hotels near top attractions of the city are:
- The Excelsior: It’s a luxury hotel with excellent staff and a appropriate location.
- Anatolia Hotel: A budget hotel with a/c rooms, free breakfast, spa with gym and sauna.
- Colors Urban Hotel: A mid range hotel with trendy decor and restaurant and cafe.