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Modern Architecture

The face of Thessaloniki changed in the late 19th and early 20th century. Many beautiful and imposing buildings were rebuilt. The new constructions follow a neoclassic architectural mixture with eclectic elements and Ottoman baroque influences in decoration. The new jewels of the city are luxury private residences and country mansions, hospitals, hotels, orphanages, schools, etc., giving Thessaloniki a new European style. Today most of these constructions' use have changed, housing museums, public and municipal organizations. However, they still constitute an integral part of Thessaloniki's history, witnesses of the architecture evolution while by their new 'status' they are taking part again in the city's day to day life. Thessaloniki's thematic routes continued through time, with the newest monuments telling their own stories. Listen to them!

Building at 47 Mousson Str

This area was one of the most densely populated neighborhoods of the Upper Town with a mixed population of Greeks and Turks. The two-storey building with a courtyard and decorated…
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Building at 17 Herodotou Str

Herodotou Street, passing in front of the Byzantine Church of Aghios Nikolaos Orphanos, is one of the few Byzantine streets of the city. It was home to Christian families as…
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Mansion at 13 Theofilou Str

A 19th century mansion dominated by curves and stands out for the wooden columns and wooden frames. The building belongs to the Hellenic Public Real Estate Service and houses the…
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Building at 25 Theophilou Str

With special characteristic the absolute symmetry especially in the floor of the main face, the neoclassical building of the 25 Theofilou street was built in the late 19th century, probably…
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Ano Poli (Upper Town)

The most northern part of the old Thessaloniki, Ano Poli, escaped the devastating fire of 1917 and, thus, in a great extent retained its character. Wander through the narrow winding…
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