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THE MUSEUM OF THE MACEDONIAN STRUGGLE IN THESSALONIKI!!

The Museum for the Macedonian Struggle is located in the centre of the city Thessaloniki in Central Macedonia, Greece. It occupies a neo-classical building designed by the renowned architect Ernst Ziller and built in 1893. In its six ground-floor rooms the museum graphically illustrates the modern and contemporary history of Greek Macedonia. It presents the […]

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ABOUT THE ARCHITECTURE OF THESSALONIKI!!

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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THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI!!

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the sixth oldest and among the most highly ranked tertiary education institutions in Greece. It is named after the philosopher Aristotle, who was born in Stageira, about 55 km east of Thessaloniki. It is the largest university in Greece and in the Balkans. Its campus covers 230,000 square metres in the centre of Thessaloniki, with additional educational and administrative […]

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THE TELOGLION FINE ARTS FOUNDATION

The Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation occupies an impressive, modern, high specificatios building with a panoramic view over the Thermaic Gulf and Olympus, set in a large green park on the outskirts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki campus. It houses some notable collections, created by the husband and wife team Aliki and Nestor Telloglou in […]

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MUSEUM OF BYZANTINE CULTURE IN THESSALONIKI!!

The Museum of Byzantine Culture aims at presenting various aspects of Byzantine art and culture, as well as of the following era, after the fall of the Byzantine Empire to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Frescoes, mosaics, icons, marble architectural members, integrally detached frescoed early Christian burials, valuable ecclesiastic utensils, objects of personal ornament, but […]

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THE SEPHARDIC HERITAGE OF THESSALONIKI!!

The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki was founded to honour the rich and creative Sephardic heritage as it evolved in the city after the 15th century. Consequent to the horrible expulsion from Spain by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492, Jews began to arrive in the safe haven of the city in big numbers bringing with them […]

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