Best Things To Do in Thessaloniki, Greece

Here's an exhaustive list of family friendly attractions to visit, when in Thessaloniki.

Explore the greek history by visiting various museums like The Archaeological Museum, Museum of Byzantine Culture and Ataturk Museum. If you want to soak in some divinity, then ancient churches like Hagios Dimitrios Church and Church of Hagia Sophia are a must visit. Other major attractions include Old Agora, Egnatia Palace, Anatolia Hotel and Plaza Art Hotel.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Thessaloniki

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    The White Tower

    Tags: Landmark, Monument, Tower

    Address: Nikis Avenue 01, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    The White tower is a lovely buff colored, stalky cylindrical monument that is worth seeing in Thessaloniki. This fort was once used as a strategic vantage point. As a result it has been attacked and d...Read more

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    The Archaeological Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: 6 ManoliAndronikou St., Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki is a treasure trove or artefacts and an ode to the Macedonian Legacy of the area. You will be able to see an astonishing number of incredibly beautiful pieces ...Read more

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    Ano Poli

    Tags: Walking Area, Restaurant, Architecture , Old Town

    Address: Ano Poli, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Ano Poli or old town of Thessaloniki is a fascinating place to visit while in the city. The area was a part of the ancient walled city. The place has survived the great fire and several years and ...Read more

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    Museum Of Byzantine Culture

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: 2 Stratou Avenue, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Museum of Byzantine Culture is a wonderful tribute to the Byzantine Era in Greece’s history. The ancient Greek and the modern Christian come together in the Byzantine tradition which is abso...Read more

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    Aristotelous Square

    Tags: Waterfront, Entertainment, Square

    Address: Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Aristotelous Square is the central square and perhaps most important meeting place in Thessaloniki. This square by the looks of it might seem quite simple but there is always a lot of activity here th...Read more

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    Kapani Market

    Tags: Market

    Address: Kapani Market, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    They say that to see the real beating heart of any city, you should visit its markets. If you do believe in this wise adage, a trip to Kapani Market is an absolute must in the city of Thessaloniki. It...Read more

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    Hagios Dimitrios Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Ecke und Agios Dimitrios Agios Nikolaos, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Saint Demetrios was the patron saint of Thessaloniki. This lovely church has been erected in his memory and honor in the lovely Greek city. The old and charming building is definitely worth a see and ...Read more

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    The Arch Of Galerius

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Arch of Galerius, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Arch of Galerius is an ancient historical site from the time of King Galerius who was a noted if violent monarch of the region. The arch stands rather alone in a crowded area in the city center bu...Read more

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    Ataturk Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: 75 Apostolou Pavlou St, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Ataturk Museum in Thessaloniki celebrates the life and times of Ataturk. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of Turkey is the life which is celebrated through this museum. Although it is in Th...Read more

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    Vlatadon Monastery Or Vlatadon

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Ayios Nikolaos Orfanos, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Vlatadon Monastery, or MoniVlatadon in Thessaloniki is the perfect place to find some peace and quiet in, not far from the city. This tiny and tranquil place near Ano Polis area is a small yellow buil...Read more

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    Church Of Hagia Sofia

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Agia Sophia Square zw. Tsimiski and Egnatia, Thessaloniki 546 24, Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This beautiful, imposing and memorable church in Thessaloniki is perhaps from the 6th or 8th Century. The old and stunning structure is also perhaps one of the oldest buildings to be found in the city...Read more

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    Agia Katerini

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Ekklisia Agia Katerini, Thessaloniki 544 54, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This lovely Byzantine Church in Thessaloniki is a real visual treat in the city. It may be tiny but the size in no way reduces its vibrant charm. The Byzantine Architecture of Thessaloniki is certainl...Read more

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    Old Agora

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Greek Agora and Roman Forum, Thessaloniki, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    The Old Agora or the Ancient Agora or the Greek Agora and Roman Forum, this place known by many names is a symbol of ancient Greece in Thessaloniki. There is a lowered area accessed by descending the ...Read more

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    Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Egnatia 154 (on the grounds of Thessaloniki International Fair) , 546 36 THESSALONIKI

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art is a unique place to visit in Thessaloniki. While Greece is known for its ancient buildings, monuments, paintings and the likes, its contemporary cultural sce...Read more

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    Meteora

    Tags: Monastery

    Address: Kalabaka 422 00, Greece

    The Greek word Meteora which literally means “middle of the sky” and “in the heavens above” efficiently describes the region of Meteora in Thessaloniki which is the second larg...Read more

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