Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia

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  • 1. Aigai Archaeological Site

    Ruins

    Some of antiquity's greatest treasures await you at the Royal Tombs of Vergina, opened to the public in 1993, 16 years after their discovery...Read More

  • 2. Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

    Kentro | Museum/Gallery

    The unpretentious, single-story white structure gives no hint from the outside of the treasures within. A superb collection of artifacts from...Read More

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  • 3. Dion Archaeological Site

    Ruins

    Being at the base of sacred Olympus, Dion was a sacred city for the Macedonians, devoted primarily to Zeus and his daughters, the Muses. A city...Read More

  • 4. Kavala Castle/Acropolis

    Castle/Palace

    The stategic and geographical advantages that drew the first settlers to the Kavala peninusla in the 7th century BC made it the obvious choice...Read More

  • 5. Osios David

    Ano Polis | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This entrancing little church with a commanding view of the city was supposedly built about AD 500 in honor of Galerius's daughter, who was...Read More

  • 6. Philippi

    Museum/Gallery

    One of antiquity's most famous cities, Philippi, lies just 13 km (8 miles) north of Kavala. Expecially famous for the battle between the assassins...Read More

  • 7. White Tower

    Kentro | Museum/Gallery

    The city's most famous landmark, and a symbol of Macedonia, the White Tower is the only medieval defensive tower left standing along the seafront...Read More

  • 8. Ayia Sofia

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The founding date of this church, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the focal point of the city's Easter and Christmas celebrations, has been...Read More

  • 9. Ayios Dimitrios

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Magnificent and covered in mosaics, this five-aisle basilica is Greece's largest church and a powerful tribute to the patron saint of Thessaloniki...Read More

  • 10. Ayios Nikolaos Orfanos

    Ano Polis | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Noted frescoes here include the unusual Ayion Mandilion in the apse, which shows Jesus superimposed on a veil sent to an Anatolian king, and...Read More

  • 11. Ayios Panteleimon

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    A prime example of 14th-century Macedonian religious architecture, Ayios Panteleimon is an eye-catching church that draws you in to take a closer...Read More

  • 12. Church of the Metamorphosis

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This sunken church, part of which is (as the name would suggest) below ground level, is an example of 14th-century Macedonian ecclesiastical...Read More

  • 13. Eptapyrghion

    Ano Polis | Notable Building

    In modern times, this Byzantine fortress—its name means "the seven towers" even though there are ten towers—was an abysmal prison, closed only...Read More

  • 14. Moni Vlatádon

    Ano Polis | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Vlatades Monastery, shaded with pine and cypress, is a cruciform structure that displays a mixture of architectural additions, from Byzantine...Read More

  • 15. Museum of Dion

    Museum/Gallery

    The splendid museum is an important stop to help you get an idea of the history and importance of the city to the ancient Macedonians. Be sure...Read More

  • 16. Panagia Acheiropoietos

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The name Achiropiitos means "made without hands" and refers to the icon representing the Virgin that miraculously appeared in this 5th-century...Read More

  • 17. Panagia Chalkeon

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The name Chalkeon comes from the word for copper, and the beautiful "Virgin of the Copper Workers" stands in what is still the traditional...Read More

  • 18. Pella Archaeological Site

    Ruins

    The ancient village ruins and its museum—both best known for their intricate, artful, and beautifully preserved floor mosaics, mainly of mythological...Read More

  • 19. Roman Forum

    Kentro | Ruins

    The forum in the ancient agora, or market, dates back to the end of the 2nd century AD. The small amphitheater here, which hosted public celebrations...Read More

  • 20. Rotunda

    Kentro | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Also known as Ayios Giorgios, this brickwork edifice has become a layered monument to the city's rich history. Built in AD 306, it was probably...Read More

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