Hilltop remains of a Venetian castle dating to the 11th century, accessed by a hike, with sea views.
The Academy of Athens forms part of the so-called “Neoclassical Trilogy” of the City of Athens: Academy – University – Library. It consists of aesthetically distinct parts that form a harmonic ensemble of built mass. A corridor connects the two lateral wings to the main body of the building, which -in its proportions of line […]
Medieval aqueduct Kavala. The Aqueduct of Kavala, popularly known as the Kamares is a well-preserved aqueduct in the city of Kavala, Greece, and is one of the city’s landmarks. More information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aqueduct_of_Kavala
The temple of Panagia Chalkeon is located in the heart of the historical center, southwest of the Roman Forum and North of Egnatia Street. Built in 1028 A.D. as mentioned to the founder’s inscription over the west entrance, it has a typical “cross in square form” having four main columns and three domes, something common […]
The first building phase of the Roman Agora of Thessaloniki dates back to the middle of the 1st century AD. In this phase, the east wing is organized with a central rectangular space – a boulevard, framed by four rooms on either side. Thus the city acquires the first closed gathering place of its beginnings. In […]
Visit the Upper Town and the castle of Thessaloniki. The famous “Ano Poli” (upper town) of Thessaloniki is a historic site of high importance. Upper Town is considered the area which is located on the highest part of the old city. It starts from the north side of the Agios Dimitrios street and extends north […]
The famous Rotunda of Thessaloniki, Macedonia: The Rotunda is one of the most important Roman monuments in Thessaloniki. It stands just next to the Arch of Galerius in the city center and it is also known as the Church of Agios Georgios. This cylindrical structure was built in 306 AD by the Roman tetrarch Galerius, […]
The Church of Saint Demetrius, or Hagios Demetrios, is the main sanctuary dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki, dating from a time when it was the second largest city of the Byzantine Empire.
Aristotelous Square (Greek: Πλατεία Αριστοτέλους) is the main city square of Thessaloniki, Greece and is located on Nikis avenue (on the city’s waterfront), in the city center. It was designed by French architect Ernest Hébrard in 1918, but most of the square was built in the 1950s. Many buildings surrounding the central square have since […]
The Arch of Galerius, better known as the Kamara, is located at the junction of Egnatia and Demetriou Gounari street further up Navarinou Square. The quadruple arch was part of the large building complex which included the Galerius Palace, the Hippodrome and the Rotunda. It was built at the end of the 3rd century or […]
The White Tower of Thessaloniki (Greek: Λευκός Πύργος Lefkós Pýrgos) is a monument and museum on the waterfront of the city of Thessaloniki, capital of the region of Macedonia in northern Greece. The present tower replaced an old Byzantine fortification, known to have been mentioned around the 12th century, that the Ottoman Empire reconstructed to […]
At the roots of the citadel hill, on an elevated terrace that dominates the area and is marked by a century-old oak, are preserved the impressive ruins of the palace that seal with their imposing presence even today the image of the ruins of the city. The palace of the Goats, which was the main pole […]