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The White Tower

Odos Nikis and Odos Pavlou Mela, Thessaloniki, Greece
30 2310 868 570
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Ranked #9 of 61 attractions in Thessaloniki
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Observation Decks/ Towers
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Kastoria, Greece
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

it is like the acropolis for athens ..i mean it is the symbol for the town fo thessaloniki ..just infront of the old harbour .where now remains only the white tower..its the best spot of the town..

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The WHITE TOWER is a symbol of the second bigger town in GREECE THESSALONIKI. 400 years before was a prison. Its a nice place to visit from the top you have a very nice rewiew!!!

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Thessaloniki
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed it. Right in front of the Golf of Thermaikos. Beautiful scenery. Everybody must come to drink frappe

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Thessaloniki, Greece
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The White Tower of Thessaloniki , is a monument and museum on the waterfront of the city of Thessaloniki, capital of the region of Macedonia in northern Greece and a symbol of Greek sovereignty over Macedonia. The present tower replaced an old Byzantine fortification which was mentioned around the 12th century and reconstructed by the Ottomans to fortify the city's... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Maybe it is the major attraction in the city. In the tower there are many levels with exhibits, and you climb to the top with a circular continuous corridor. The best part of the tower is the top. When you get out on the roof, you can observate a magnificent view of thermaikos gulf, a big part of Thessaloniki, and... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

One of the city symbols for Thessaloniki. Being part of the southeast walls of the city, which destroyes in 1867. During the Ottoman Empire period, it was called "the Tower of the Lions", but it became, unfortunately, a prison and execution place that period. That's why, people changed its name to "The Tower of Blood" (Kanli Kule). The prison was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

From the White Tower if the weather is good you can see all the city and the Olympous mountain. After you can walk frond of the Town. Great experience.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

the museum in the white tower has been renewed and it is rather atmospheric. The sounds and screens bring visitors a sense of various eras; each floor a different era!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A truthfully excellent experience that gives you a good idea of the city's past, present and future. The view from the top is simply magical! Don't miss it!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

When you visit Thessaloniki, one sight that you shouldn't miss is the White Tower. Not only is a great museum but the view from the top is magnificent! It's a must see!

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