Museums and Monuments

Museums and Monuments

The intense sports activity of Thessaloniki is exhibited at its numerous sports Museums, including the Olympic one, which narrates the legacy of the country that gave birth to the Olympic Games, as well as, the basketball Museums that point out the remarkable tradition of its teams, and at the rest of the sports monuments and sculptures.

Olympic Museum of Thessaloniki

The Olympic Museum is located in Thessaloniki next to Kaftanzoglio National Stadium and it is the only Museum of its kind, officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee. At the…
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Three circles that support a red figure resembling the finish line. Artist’s name: Stavros Panagiotakis
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Statue of Lisimachos Kaftanzoglou

It is dedicated to benefactor Lisimachos Kaftanzoglou. Kaftanzoglio stadium of Thessaloniki, one of the oldest, greatest and best equipped stadiums in Greece, was build after a donation by the Kaftanzoglou…
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Statue of Georgios Ivanov

Dedicated to the Iraklis athletic club, famous Greek-Polish athlete, who was an active member of the Greek resistance during the II World War. Artist’s name: Mieczyslav Welter
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Iraklis Gymnastic Club Memorial

It is dedicated to the club’s long and successful history. The marble sign bears the words: Idea, movement designing TASOS KAKOGIANNIS SCULPTURING KALEVRAS CONSTRUCTION FYLAKTOS
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