Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the region of Central Macedonia.
History of the city is great, the date of its foundation is in 315 BC. If you want to explore and find out more of its great history follow the link History of Thessaloniki.
Thessaloniki is also a city with a continuous 3,000 year old history; preserving relics of its Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman past and of its formerly dominant Jewish population.
Cty is considered Greece’s cultural capital, renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life in general and has recently been ranked by Lonely Planet as the world’s fifth-best party city worldwide.
Top sights in Thessaloniki
Church of Agios Dimitrios
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Rotunda of Galerius, Arch of Galerius
- New Waterfront
Macedonia’s major prehistoric and ancient Macedonian and Hellenistic finds are housed in this museum. Highlights include the Derveni Crater (330–320 BC). Used for mixing wine and water, and later as a funerary urn…