So to speak, the seafront is the place to be! Thessalonians love strolling along the charming promenade, admiring the endless Thermaic Gulf and the breathtaking Olympus Mountain. There, you will also have the opportunity to visit the most significant landmark of Thessaloniki waterfront, the White Tower, an iconic building of great historical importance. On top of that, the “Zongolopoulos Umbrellas”, is a wonderful architectural landmark of the New Waterfront and a favourite spot for amazing pictures.
However, the history and the culture of the city is also rich! Not miss visiting some of the most popular museums of Thessaloniki such as the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Byzantine Culture and the Thessaloniki’s State Museum of Contemporary Art. As regards the cultural activities, the Rotonda, the Arch of Galerius, the Acropolis Walls and Heptapyrgion not only are declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, but they are also monuments of great interest. So, if you visit Thessaloniki, they should absolutely be part of your bucket list!
In case you want to explore Thessaloniki from a different view, Ano Poli is the perfect spot! The picturesque cobbled streets, the unique architecture, the impressive Byzantine and Ottoman-era fortress Heptapyrgion also known as Yedi Kule as well as the spectacular views of the city and the Gulf, will take you back in time.
Thessaloniki is a destination not to be missed!