Thessaloniki – Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, with a long history. Culture and entertainment coexist harmoniously in this city, which is surrounded by the sea enchants visitors.
Sights of Thessaloniki
During your stay in Thessaloniki for the Erasmus+ educational purposes, you should not miss the opportunity of exploring its great history.
White Tower – It is the most recognizable spot in Thessaloniki, the city’s trademark. The White Tower was built in the fifteenth century after the fall of Thessaloniki to the Ottomans in 1430.
Heptapyrgion – It is also popularly known by its Ottoman Turkish name Yedi Kule, a Byzantine and Ottoman-era fortress situated on the north-eastern corner of the Acropolis of Thessaloniki.
Rotonda – Built in 306 A.D. by the Romans, Rotonda is one of the oldest religious sites of Thessaloniki. It was constructed as part of the complex of the Galerius Palace along with his Arch (Kamara), Navarinou Square and the Hippodrome.
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki – The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is one of the largest museums in Greece and the central museum of northern Greece. The story of the Museum follows the course of history of the modern city of Thessaloniki.