The thematic routes will reveal cultures and traditions left behind by ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans, Jews but also holy figures of Christianity, Thessaloniki’s past and present, by unrolling a fascinating story of 2300 years!

Yahudi Hamam

It was called Jewish (Yahudi) Hamam due to its location within the Jewish district. It was constructed with firebricks and stones, imitating the Byzantine architecture an

Port Passenger Terminal of Thessaloniki

This imposing building was constructed in 1910 and bears influential signs of the French public architectural style of early 20th century. It’s the first building in Thes

Alaca Imaret

The building was operating as a poorhouse, as well as a school for Muslim clergy and place of public worship. It was built by Ishak Pasha, Grand Vizier under the rule of


One of the most characteristic spots of Thessaloniki is the Sintrivani fountain, located in the square bearing the same name. It was a gift by Sultan Abdul Hamit to Thess

Yeni Hamam (Aegle)

This beautiful building was erected towards the end of the 16th century by Husrev Kedhuda, manager of glebe properties of Thessaloniki, functioning as a double bath with

Bezesteni (Textile Market)

The essence of the East passes through the multicolor market of Bezesteni, one of the most characteristic structures of Ottoman period, and simultaneously one of the few

Church of Saint Sophia

Almost untouched in time, the Church of Aghia Sophia, dedicated to Christ, the true Word and Wisdom of God, Aghia Sophia is for centuries spiritual beacon for Thessalonik

Church of Acheiropoietos

The impressive church of the Acheiropoietos owes its name to the worshipful icon of the Virgin Mary, which according to tradition is not painted by human hand ('Acheiropo

Church of Saint Aikaterini

The church is dated in late 13th-early 14th century and was served as a Byzantine monastery catholicon (main church). It belongs to the type of complex cross-in-square ch

Church of Panayia Chalkeon

The bright red color of the bricks on the outside of the church is the characteristic feature which gave to the Church the popular nickname 'Red Church'. This church was