The spellbinding city of Thessaloniki offers a plethora of museums showcasing findings from regional excavations as well as masterpieces of fine art. From the Archaeological and Byzantine Museums housing exhibits with immense historical and cultural value to the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art with its permanent collections the city of Thessaloniki is a shrine of cultural vitality. Other museums worth visiting are the Jewish Museum, the Museum for the Macedonian Struggle, the Folklore Museum, the Olympic Museum, the History Centre of Thessaloniki, the Film Museum, the War Museum and Kemal Attaturk’ s house all taking visitors on a thrilling quest to the secrets of the past. From the inspirations of the past to the marvels of contemporary art the journey reaches the gates to the future at the Science Centre and Technology Museum Noesis where guests can set off to discover the universe at the Planetarium, through the Simulator and at the Cosmo-theatre.

Thessaloniki’s history is reflected in its wealth of monuments. Evidence of the Roman and Ottoman rules, can be found throughout the city in the roman market, the Arch of Galerius, known as “Kamara”, the Hamza Bey Mosque, Alatza Imaret Mosque, Geni Mosque, Bezesteni (roofed market) and Yiahudi Hamam and Syntrivani (the Fountain). Thessaloniki’s symbolic White Tower and the Castle also echo the whispers of the past while the Byzantine churches of Thessaloniki make for a large part of the city’s religious and cultural heritage some protected as international heritage monuments by UNESCO. Also known as the “Paleo-Christian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki”, some of the most inspiring churches include the Church of St. George or Rotunda, the Church of Acheiropoiitos, the Church of St. Demetrius, the Monastery of Latomo, the Church of Hagia Sofia, the Church of Panagia Chalkeon, the Church of Sts. Apostles, the Church of Agios Nicolaos Orfanos and the Church of Agios Panteleimon.
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