Rotunda – Melenikou – Navarinou Square


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    40.630783, 22.949313

Student life forever! The short distance from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, became throughout the area of the Rotunda to the Navarinoy Square one of the most popular hangouts for students. In the numerous cafés around the imposing monument of Rotunda (More) ,students are relaxing and drinking coffee while playing board games and backgammon. At the same time, taverns and bars offer low prices and a friendly atmosphere. Walking down Melenikou str, with the surviving pieces of the eastern wall of the city and passing the arch (Kamara) (More)  and the pedestrian Dimitriou Gounari str with shops, bookstores and fast foods, you arrive at Navarinou Square. It is one of the most ‘alive’ parts of the city and a favorite meeting place for young people, having fun in the cafes, bars and restaurants around the square, along with the ‘boy who whistles’ as it is called the sculpture-fountain in the center of square! However, Navarinoy Square is not just for fun. Here you will have the opportunity to admire one of the monuments – diamonds of Thessaloniki: the archaeological site of the Roman palace complex built by Emperor Galerius.(More)