Thessaloniki

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Greece
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About Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki (aka Thessalonica) is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the region of Central Macedonia in south east Europe.

Popular museums include the Museum of Byzantine Culture and the Archaeological Museums (combined ticket available), the modern Science Centre and Technology Museum, the Railway and the War Museums.

Learn about the city’s 2,300 year old history and architecture on a guided walk.

Aghios Dimitrios Church is the largest church in Greece and is dedicated to the patron saint of Thessaloniki, Saint Dmitri. Don't forget to visit the Crypt of Ayios Dimitrios.

Hagia Sophia is one of the oldest churches in the city still standing today and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thessaloniki has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other city in Greece.

Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, located on the city's waterfront. Here you will find lots of shops, cafes and interesting buildings. For a real taste of the city, visit the Modiano Market. Gifts include jewellery, clothing, handicrafts and icons.

The White Tower is a monument and museum on the waterfront and has been adopted as the symbol of the city.

Day trips include visits to Halkidiki, Mount Olympus and Pella.

Perea is a suburban town 17km south of Thessaloniki. Here you will find a long beach, which gets very popular in summer. Perea has many tourist facilities. The popular beach resorts of Halkidiki are only few minutes drive to the south.

Spices play an important role in the cuisine of Thessaloniki and Greek olive oil accompanies almost all Greek dishes. Most tavernas serve traditional meze. 'Bougatsa' is a breakfast pastry invented in Thessaloniki, and very popular throughout the city. A stereotypical Thessalonian coffee drink is Frappé coffee.
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Cruise ships can dock at the Thessaloniki Port. There are also facilities for tendering passengers ashore if needed.

The 'Macedonia' cruise passenger terminal facilities include Duty Free shops, vending machines, toilets, Information kiosk and Wireless Access Points.

Outside the terminal there is a taxi station. You can also flag them down in town, approved taxis with metered fares always are blue and bear yellow or white number plates.

The nearest train station is just 1km away and the bus station is just outside the port gate.
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