The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki is a museum in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece presenting the history of Sephardic Jews and Jewish life in Thessaloniki.
It is also known as: "Museum of Jewish Presence in Thessaloniki", "Jewish History Museum", Greek: "Κέντρο Ιστορικής Διαδρομής Εβραϊσμού more.. Θεσσαλονίκης", "Μουσείο Εβραϊκής Παρουσίας στη Θεσσαλονίκη".
The museum is being run by the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki. less..
Agiou Mina 11, Thessaloniki 546 24, Greece
Monday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday: Closed Sunday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Located in the center of the city, it is lively and bustling with the different sections selling meat, fish, cheese, vegetables, spices, flowers etc... and it's a great spot for an everyman's lunch at ridiculous prices, compared to the tourist trap restaurants a few blocks away.
Modiano Market is an enclosed market in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was built between 1922 and 1930, in the center of the city and forms the central point of the city's market which encompasses over several blocks. It took its name from the architect Eli Modiano, a member of the well known more.. Italian–Jewish Modiano family of the city.
Inside the market there are fish markets, butcher shops, tavernas and bars. It is a place of social meeting and historical significance for the city. less..
Thessaloniki 546 24, Greece
Monday: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM, 5:30 – 8:30 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM, 5:30 – 8:30 PM Friday: 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM Saturday: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:30 – 8:30 PM Sunday: Closed
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The White Tower of Thessaloniki 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 more.. reconstructed to fortify the city's harbour sometime after Sultan Murad II captured Thessaloniki in 1430. The tower became a notorious prison and scene of mass executions during the period of Ottoman rule.
The White Tower was substantially remodeled and its exterior was whitewashed after Greece gained control of the city in 1912. It has been adopted as the symbol of the city. less..
Thessaloniki 546 21, Greece
Monday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Friday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Saturday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Sunday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Ladadika is the name of a historic district and a landmark area of the city of Thessaloniki, Greece.
It locates near the Port of Thessaloniki and for centuries was one of the most important market places of the city. Its name came about from the many olive oil shops of the area. Many Jews of the more.. city were living there, while the so-called "Frankish district", with the French/Italian merchants and residents, was located beside.
In the years before World War I it came to form the red light district, with the area starting to host many brothels. In 1985, Ladakika was listed as a heritage site by the Ministry of Culture. Its notable architectural style with 19th century buildings is preserved and protected.
Nowadays, having undergone gentrification in the 1980s, Ladadika forms the entertainment district of the city, hosting bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and pubs in what used to be old oil stores and merchant warehouses, which spill out into a network of pedestrianized streets and small squares, like Morichovou Square, popular place for tourists. less..
Thessaloniki, also familiarly known as Thessalonica, Salonica, or Salonika is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of more.. Macedonia and Thrace. Its nickname is η Συμπρωτεύουσα, literally "the co-capital", a reference to its historical status as the Συμβασιλεύουσα or "co-reigning" city of the Eastern Roman Empire, alongside Constantinople.Thessaloniki is located on the Thermaic Gulf, at the northwest corner of the Aegean Sea. It is bounded on the west by the delta of the Axios/Vardar. The municipality of Thessaloniki, the historical center, had a population of 325,182 in 2011, while the Thessaloniki Urban Area had a population of 788,952 and the Thessaloniki Metropolitan Area had 1,012,297 inhabitants in 2011. It is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre; it is a major transportation hub for Greece and southeastern Europe, notably through the Port of Thessaloniki. The city is renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life in general, and is considered to be Greece's cultural capital. Events such as the Thessaloniki International Fair and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival are held annually, while the city also hosts the largest bi-annual meeting of the Greek diaspora. Thessaloniki was the 2014 European Youth Capital.The city of Thessaloniki was founded in 315 BC by Cassander of Macedon. An important metropolis by the Roman period, Thessaloniki was the second largest and wealthiest city of the Byzantine Empire. It was conquered by the Ottomans in 1430, and passed from the Ottoman Empire to Greece on 8 November 1912. It is home to numerous notable Byzantine monuments, including the Paleochristian and Byzantine monuments of Thessaloniki, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as several Roman, Ottoman and Sephardic Jewish structures. The city's main university, Aristotle University, is the largest in Greece and the Balkans.Thessaloniki is a popular tourist destination in Greece. In 2013, National Geographic Magazine included Thessaloniki in its top tourist destinations worldwide, while in 2014 Financial Times FDI magazine declared Thessaloniki as the best mid-sized European city of the future for human capital and lifestyle. Among street photographers, the center of Thessaloniki is also considered the most popular destination for street photography in Greece. less..
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Karaoli, Edessa 582 00, Greece
Monday: Open 24 hours Tuesday: Open 24 hours Wednesday: Open 24 hours Thursday: Open 24 hours Friday: Open 24 hours Saturday: Open 24 hours Sunday: Open 24 hours
Day's description: Trekking Lygiades-Shelter Mitsikeli: Top of the hiking path defined by the controls without Lygiades. The route crossed the mountain Mitsikeli, overlooking the city of Ioannina. The journey takes 3 hours and is characterized easy. Ioannina Region.