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The Greek Agora and Roman Forum

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Address: Thessaloniki, Greece

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The site is interesting from a historical and Biblical standpoint and knowing that possibly the apostle Paul might have been in the agora. The site is nice and well cared for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Holland, Michigan USA
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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

You cannot go wrong viewing around Thessaloniki or Greece for that matter!! The market in Thessaloniki is something I will never forget. The statues of naked men are even memorable. The stadium, the Acropolis, the food, the people! If you can afford it GO HERE!! Greece is magical and there is so much to do. Go to 'Zorba's' restaurant as... More 

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Holland, Michigan USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The site is interesting from a historical and Biblical standpoint and knowing that possibly the apostle Paul might have been in the agora. The site is nice and well cared for. Staff is helpful but don't speak much English

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Zemun, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We are in Thessaloniki for the 2nd time and again this locality is closed! Unfortunatelly, all we could see is from the street, take the picsand that is all. At tleast this time locality is marked and has info signs so you know where you are.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is one of the best preserved ruins we've seen in Thessaloniki. It's in a big area where you can go down and walk around the ruins. You can then go to the museum where they have a lot of artifacts as well as chronological write-up on the sequence of events. I found this really interesting.

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Doenrade, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My kids loved being able to explore. The museum was fascinating and worth the trip. One of the museum workers engaged my kids in conversation and was explaining things to them. We felt very welcomed.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Hours for this sight are limited, as it closes at 3 pm. The ruins and museum are interesting . It is definitely worth a visit. In the museum. Thessaloniki' s history is highlighted and the importance of the sight.

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American in Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was less than a minute from my hotel ( the Olympia), so, naturally, it was the first place I visited. Unfortunately, as many others have said, it was closed off, but walking around gave me a good idea of how impressive this agora and forum must have been in its heyday.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

For those interested in Roman heritage, this is a must-see stop. It is a well presevred fine example of what an administrative square in an Eastern Roman province looked like. Do not miss the museum underground, it is very informative. The agora is within a walking distance from the other main city center attractions. Working hours are not clearly visible,... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Huge and old ruins in middle of city, surrounding by buildings and hotels, but so beautiful place! The museum under the ground was full of information and interesting. Do not miss this place for sure, it was great experience in Thessaloniki.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It was just next to our hotel (Orestias Kastorias) so we wanted to visit these ruins. However we could not enter the site as it was closed - I think we saw some kind of information plate next to the entrance booth but ridiculously access to this plate was also closed so how on earth should I know when it... More 

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Address: Address: Thessaloniki, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Central Macedonia  >  Thessaloniki Region  >  Thessaloniki

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