Sights A living museum awaits you! Get to know the sights of Thessaloniki!
A journey through time
There are many reasons for someone to fall in love with the city! One of these reasons is the dozens of great attractions and many sights in Thessaloniki. Due to its great historical significance, Thessaloniki has countless monuments that visitors can admire. Here are some of the most important sights to visit during your trip to the co-capital.
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
The AMTH is considered one of the country’s most important museums.
The creation of the square was planned after the great fire of 1917 that destroyed the centre of Thessaloniki.
Basilica of Aghios Dimitrios
Situated on the Aghiou Dimitriou Street, north of the ancient Agora and the Byzantine Megalophoros, built on the ruins of a Roman bath complex, this was where Demetrius, an officer in the Roman Army, was imprisoned and martyred in 303.
Museum of Byzantine Culture
The Museum of Byzantine Culture aims in presenting various aspects of life during the byzantine and post-byzantine periods.
Originally built as a centrally planned building on the axis of the monumental street connecting the triumphal arch of Galerius with the palace complex.
White Tower Museum
Τhe White Tower has housed the new permanent exhibition on Thessaloniki from the age of its founding in 316/15 B.C. to the present.
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