Acropolis Walls –Anna Paleologina Gate – Trigonion Tower or Alysseos Tower
Ascending towards Ano Poli, a different aspect of Thessaloniki is being revealed infront of you. The fortifications for the city’s defense, dominates the scenery, with the so-called “middle wall” separating the Acropolis area from Ano Poli, the Anna Paleologina Gate, and the imposing circular tower of Alysseos or Trigonion Tower, on the wall’s far end. It was built in the 15th century, where the previous parts of the byzantine fortification stood. Ascending it will reward you with the amazing view of Thessaloniki embracing Thermaikos gulf!
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