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ARCHITECTURE OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE!!

Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, founded in 316 BC over the site of an ancient settlement. In the Roman years it was the largest port of the area and it played a major role during the Byzantine years. Thessaloniki architecture had always been a unique example being the centre of the Balkan […]

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THESSALONIKI OF THE ARTS!!

Thessaloniki is home to some of the most important museums in Greece. The Archaeological Museum houses the greatest achievements of Macedonian civilization. The Museum covers the entire centuries-old history of the area. The visitor can walk amongst outstanding masterpieces of the ancient world, from deep prehistory up to the first Christian years. The Archaeological Museum […]

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SPORTS MUSEUM OF THESSALONIKI!!

The Sports Museum was established in Thessaloniki in 1998 with the support of the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Macedonia – Thrace, the Special Secretariat for Sports, Athletic Unions and Associations of Local Authorities. In 2001, the Museum transformed into a non-profit private institution, named “SPORT MUSEUM of THESSALONIKI”. In January 2008, the International […]

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THE MONASTIR SYNAGOGUE IN THESSALONIKI!!

Children held the flag of Israel. Odes and hymns for David flooded throughout the synagogue. Hands held the Mezuzah parchments of prayer inscribed with religious texts, including those of Rabbi Aaron Israel, Chief Turkish Rabbi Hakham Bashi Ishak Haleva and Israeli Ambassador to Greece, Irit Ben-Abba. The Jewish heikal (sanctuary) opened again. Hymns accompanied the […]

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THE NOESIS SCIENCE CENTER IN THESSALONIKI!!

The Noesis Science Center and Technology Museum is an important cultural and educational organization founded in 2001. Its main objective is to offer its visitors opportunities to learn about and understand science and technology, as well as intervene in matters of technical culture. It is a direct descendant of the Technical Museum of Thessaloniki and […]

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THE CATHOLIC CHURCH OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION IN THESSALONIKI!!

In the center of Thessaloniki in Fragon St in one of the most historic corners of the city lies a temple that will pleasantly surprise those who will discover it… Hidden among tall, modern constructions the Temple of the Immaculate Conception (devoted to Virgin Mary) represents an entirely different style and philosophy in a city […]

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