Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Thessaloniki is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Thessaloniki a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Thessaloniki.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
Discover the local culture and art of Thessaloniki.
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6 ManoliAndronikou St., Thessaloniki, Greece
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 of art and art objects as well as other articles from the ancient times.
The beautiful pottery, the stunning mosaics and the lovely paintings of the e...
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Ano Poli, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
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 you will be able to find wonderful examples of Ottoman Architecture, Macedonian Monuments and hence many historical sites in this area.
The striking p...
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2 Stratou Avenue, Thessaloniki 546 40, Greece
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 absolutely fascinating to see.
The museum showcases the period of history with the aid of over 2000 rare and lovely artefacts. These have been painstaking...
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Ecke und Agios Dimitrios Agios Nikolaos, Thessaloniki, Greece
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 perhaps one of the prettiest historic sites in the city.
The architecture of the church belongs to the Byzantine era and this shows in its stoic and i...
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Arch of Galerius, Thessaloniki, Greece
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 but it adds to its beauty.
The old arch is a ruin and a part of an ancient city that had a glorious part. Today it has become the center of the social l...
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Ayios Nikolaos Orfanos, Thessaloniki, Greece
07:30 am - 08:00 pm
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 building rich with history and culture.
The structure itself is a delight to look at. Stone and brick walls, arches and the corridors are reminiscent of t...
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 as well. This church may not be as famous as its namesake and counterpart in Istanbul but its gigantic beauty surely makes it a lovely tourist attrac...
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 certainly worth a note. You will be able to see quite a few amazing sites if you go on a quest for Byzantine construction and it is a quest worth making.
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Greek Agora and Roman Forum, Thessaloniki, Greece
08:00 am - 03:00 pm
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 steps that was once a popular meeting point. An agora is very important in ancient Greek culture as a place where important issues were addressed and ...
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Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Egnatia 154 (on the grounds of Thessaloniki International Fair) , 546 36 THESSALONIKI
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
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 scene is equally interesting.
From Photographs, to sketches to paintings you will find an array of astonishing modern art here. Often depicting the Greec...