Vergina Tourism

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Vergina (Greek: Βεργίνα [verˈʝina]) is a small town in northern Greece, located in the regional unit of Imathia, Central Macedonia. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Veroia, of which it is a municipal unit. The town is better known for its remains of Aigai, the first capital of Macedon. It was here in 336 BC that Philip II was assassinated in the theatre and Alexander the Great was proclaimed king. Aigai has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status as "an exceptional testimony to a significant development in European civilization, at the transition from classical city-state to the imperial structure of the Hellenistic and Roman periods". It became internationally famous in 1977, when the Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos unearthed the burial site of the kings of Macedon, including the tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great which unlike so many other tombs had not been disturbed or looted. It is also the site of an extensive royal palace and of many rich ancient tombs. A museum now contains Philip's tomb and a new museum is being constructed for the palace and other finds. The objects and paintings found in the tombs at Vergina are also of extraordinarily high quality and historical importance.

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Planning a vacation to Vergina in Greece? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Thessaloniki also deserves a visit. Thessaloniki is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like The White Tower, The Archaeological Museum, Ano Poli. Also, to reach Vergina, you'll have to take a flight to Thessaloniki; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Vergina can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Vergina*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vergina

    Know the pollution level of Vergina before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Vergina: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vergina for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vergina.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 10 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Vergina - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Vergina is 160.44 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 78.75 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.37 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.31 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.25 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.13 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 53.09 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vergina

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vergina

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.41 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.89 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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