Museums, Monuments, Theatres  Cinemas etc…

Thessaloniki was the European Capital of Culture in 1997 and remains a city with intense cultural activity. As evidenced by the dozens of museums, theaters, the Multiplex of art, the Concert Hall, the outdoor sculpture and music heritage, Thessaloniki produces culture and moves with strength and versatility, having a restive workforce, its residents, creating and many times pioneering at the cultural life of Greece. Search and discover places and people and why not, become yourselves part of that creativity!

Bust of Sophia Vembo

It is a tribute to Sophia Vembo, so-called “Songstress of Victory”, who encouraged and inspired like no one else the Greek army during Greco-Italian War in 1940, through

Korean War Memorial

It commemorates the Greek soldiers who died in the Korean War during 1950-1955.

Thracian Fallen Heroes Memorial

It is dedicated to the heroes form Aino, East Thrace, lost at sea during the Greek Revolution of 1821.

National Resistance Memorial

It is a tribute to the heroes of the Greek Resistance during World War II aiming to commemorate their courage and sacrifice.

Holocaust Memorial

This 1997 sculpture depicts the seven-branched lampstand (menorah) and flames in a complex of human bodies. It was placed at Eleftherias Square, due to the fact that is t

Statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis

This emblematic statue of the commanding officer of the 1821 Greek Revolution depicts him holding a scimitar in his right hand.

Statue of Pavlos Melas

The statue of the great Macedonian fighter depicts the hero of Macedonian Struggle in regimental uniform standing and staring with pride. It was sculptured by his grandda

Cross (dedicated to Cyril and Methodius)

A cross ornamented with ecclesiastical reliefs at one side and the raised names of Cyril and Methodius at the other.

Cyril and Methodius Column

The column entitled “Book – Temple” forms a gate. It is open book shaped with pages depicting Cyril and Methodius. The base of the column symbolizes the door to knowledge

Armenian Cross Stone

The traditional Armenian hatskar cross was offered by the Armenian government to Thessaloniki as an acknowledgement of the city’s aid towards the Armenian people.