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Thessaloniki, Greece Hotels and City Guide

Thessaloniki Hotels and Thessaloniki Guide with Thessaloniki maps, top attractions, room reservations and hotel deals at a wide range of the best Thessaloniki hotels

Thessaloniki - Attractions

Thessaloniki Attractions

White Tower
Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1267 832

The White Tower once stood with many others, surrounding the medieval city, until the Ottoman Turks destroyed all but two in 1866. Constructed in the 15th century this tower served as a defensive bulwark, an infamous prison, a place of execution, and now is home to a wonderful collection of sculptures, frescoes, and other interesting artefacts from 300 to 1400 AD portraying the amazing history and culture of the city. The White Tower, once known as the Bloody Tower, has become the city's most famous landmark.


Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Hanth Square 6, M. Andronikou Street, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1830 538

With a wonderful collection of artifacts from Neolithic times and amazing sculptures from the Archaic to the Late Roman period, this museum is a house of treasures. There are many thematic units that are very significant, and which provide a thorough and unforgettable exhibition of the history of Thessaloniki and the surrounding areas.


Aghia Sofia
Pavlou Mela Street, Aghia Sofia Square, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1270 253

Built in the 8th century, Aghia Sofia is a beautiful Christian church modeled on the magnificent church of Aghia Sofia in Istanbul. The church contains superb mosaics and wall paintings including a wonderful mosaic of The Ascension.


Byzantine Museum
2 Stratou Avenue, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1868 570

Containing the finest collection of Byzantine art in Greece, this museum focuses on preserving, researching, and studying the remains of the Byzantine civilization. The treasures housed in this fine museum include priceless icons, frescoes, sculpted reliefs, mosaics, jewellery, manuscripts, and pottery.


Rotunda
Dimitriou Gounari Street, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1213 627

This monument was built in 306 AD as the mausoleum of the Roman Emperor Galerius. Later the Rotunda became a church dedicated to St. George and wonderful 4th century mosaics were added. After serving as a mosque for the Ottomans, the Rotunda now houses Christian art and occasionally holds art exhibitions and concerts.


Aghios Dimitrios
Aghiou Dimitriou and Aghiou Nikolaou at Egnatias Street, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1221 3627

After the great fire of 1918 the church was restored with the aim of preserving the details of the original. Originally the church was built on the ruins of a Roman bath. Beneath the church is the crypt of the martyr Aghios Demetrios containing sculpture from the 3rd to 5th centuries and Byzantine artifacts.


Municipal Art Museum of Thessaloniki
162 Vasilisis Olgas Street, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1425 531 Fax: +30 3 1411 101

Situated in an eclectic 1905 mansion designed by X. Paeonidis, this gallery contains over 800 works of art. The collections are separated into five different sections, Collection of Artists from Thessaloniki, Modern Greek Etching and Engraving, Byzantine Icons, Modern Greek Art and Sculpture.


Kratiko Theatro (State Theater)
Opposite White Tower, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1223 785

Special performances are performed here in the winter as well as plays and ballets all year round.


Theatro Kypou (Garden Theatre)
Municipal Park, Germanou Street, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 3 1218 092

In summer the plays, ballets, and special performances take place outdoors at the Garden Theatre.


The Arch of Galerius
Egnatia Odos, Sintrivaniou Square, Thessaloniki

To celebrate Galerius' victory over the Persians in 297 AD, this archway was built in 305 AD and reliefs were sculpted onto the surfaces of the arch depicting scenes from the battle.


Modiano Market
Ermou (South Side), Thessaloniki, Greece

Here, one can not only shop, but eat, drink, listen to the music provided by gypsy musicians and enjoy the culture and diverse crowd visiting the open-air market.





Hotels in Thessaloniki, Greece

Holiday Inn Thessaloniki

Holiday Inn Thessaloniki

Monastiriou 8 Thessaloniki 546 29 Greece

Holiday Inn Thessaloniki is a beautiful Greece hotel located in the heart of the port-city of Thessaloniki....




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Golden Tulip Electra Palace Thessaloniki

Golden Tulip Electra Palace Thessaloniki

Aristoteles Square 9, 54624, Thessaloniki

The architectural style of the Hotel is referring to the city's lush Byzantine history and is dominating over Aristotelous Square, within the economical, cultural and shopping heart of Thessaloniki. The hotel comprises 130 rooms and 8 Suites, all in an elegant neo-classical...




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Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

13 km Thessaloniki-Perea, 57001 Thessaloniki, Greece

Conveniently located only five minutes from Thessaloniki International Airport, the Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Hotel Greece offers business and leisure travellers a comfortable and relaxing stay. The first Hyatt Regency in Greece, this hotel in Thessaloniki is minutes...




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Metropolitan Hotel

Metropolitan Hotel

Vas.olgas 65 Avenue Thessaloniki 54642 Greece

Metropolitan Hotel recently renovated is located in the east of the city but very close to the centre witg excellent traffic services. It provides comfort as far as distances around the city are concerned. The distinction in hospitality!




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