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Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika

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Address: Thessaloniki, Greece

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Great pieces of history

Lots of archeological sites with nice pieces of Byzantian and Roman architecture. Great arch, Roman forum...

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of archeological sites with nice pieces of Byzantian and Roman architecture. Great arch, Roman forum...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Besides nowdays, Thessaliniki used to cary the "co-capital city" title even from the byzantine years. That made the citizens - especially the rich ones - try to upgrade the city to capital, by building the unique architectural monuments (especially churches and monasteries) so everyone can admire their beauty and wealth.... The city never turned to capital (we still pushing it!)... More 

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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Really had to cross jam packed roads and weave between awful 1960s high rise buildings to find most of the cultural best. Ancient church, one of the first from the start of Christianity should have had more info and been showcased better. White tower was architecturally impressive but all exhibits were in Greek only

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Thessaloniki is a city full of early Byzantine and post Byzantine monuments A mixture of east and west and you can travel in time walking in the streets of this unique city

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

The arch is worth a stop by but don't plan on staying in the immediate area. It is very run down. I was disappointed to see a graffiti sign hanging on the fences surrounding the arch.

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

I enjoyed seeing the arch. However, the area is in a sad state. There is graffiti and the area has been kept up well. The arch itself is worth seeing.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Fascinating history and art, unique and naturally UNESCO world heritage But how sad they are not "discoursing" with their surroundings...Monuments sometimes are so different form modern structures and this is not necessarily bad thing; the opposite can be very enlightening and artistically inspiring! I'm talking about run down surrounding areas, full of graffiti and tagging (NO STREET ART!), dirty, not... More 

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Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This what you feel in thessaloniki, walking and looking at the art of older nations, and imagining the city at their period.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I loved walking around Thessaloniki and seeing all of the gorgeous archaeological sites that have been preserved by integrating them into the city design. You can walk around them freely and take pictures, there's quite a number of them around. Great!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If is a special experience to visit a city that has been continuously inhabited for more than 2000 years, it is extraordinary to see so many houses of worship which have been continuously used for almost the same number of centuries. Even more impressively this use has been consistent with the other great feature of this city: its continuous enrichment... More 

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

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