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Thessaloniki Private Walking Tour

Thessaloniki 2 hours

A city that served as a bridge for commerce between Europe and Asia Minor, Thessaloniki is a treasure trove of historic landmarks that bear witness to its eventful past. According to legend, even the Apostle Paul came here to preach, leaving the seeds of what would become one of the first Christian capitals of Europe.

We will take you through the ages on this walking tour, where you will learn about the distant Greek and Macedonian past to the times of the Ottoman Empire and present-day Greece, with views of the city’s famous world heritage sites.

  • Learn the Hellenistic Era, Foundation in 315 BC
  • Explore the Greek Agora and Roman Forum
  • Admire the Church of Saint Demetrius
  • Explore the Alatza Imaret
  • Church of Saint Nicholas Orphanos
  • Learn about the Roman Empire and its importance as a trade centre between Europe and Asia
  • Admire the Atatürk Museum
  • Explore the Rotunda of Galerius
  • Learn about one of the first Christian centers of the world
  • Admire the Aristotelous Square
  • Vist the Arch of Galerius
  • Admire the Palace of Galerius
  • Learn about the Byzantine Empire (the second largest city after Constantinople)
  • Explore the Tsimiski Street
  • Learn about the Crusades and the Kingdom of Thessalonica
  • Learn about the Ottoman Empire
  • Learn about the 19th Century modernization
  • Admire the Aristotelous Square
  • Learn about the first Balkan War and Thessaloniki’s liberation
  • Learn the Post-WWII boom
  • Guide

Meet at Aristotelous & Egnatia (Venizelos Statue). Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time.

Tour ends at city centre.

Child rates are applied for this tour. In the case of an emergency please call +49 172 1535547.

Not included:
Entrance fee.

Printed Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.

78 Egnatia, Thessaloniki, Kentriki Makedonia, 546 24 Get directions
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