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Expansive archeological site worth visiting. Gives an insight into the lives of Ancient Macedonians. The museum is well laid out and modern, visit this first to understand what you are seeing at the site. Worth leaving the main highway to see this.
This is an astonishing ancient site with a huge agora, some great mosaics, and some early baths. Well worth a visit if you have the energy ( the site is very extensive) and it isn’t too hot. I wasn’t too sure why the EU had...More
The lost capital. That is Pella. A place from which Alexcander the Great started his conquest. It was destroyed in couple of earthquakes and abandoned as capital in late 400 AD. But most of the ancient city is there, waiting to be discovered. You can...More
Pay a visit to the museum first, to get to know more about the history of Pella as capital of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom, about Philip the II and Alexander the Great and then wander at the archaeological site where you can admire the beautiful...More
It's easy to find Pella, as it's close to the main Thessaloniki-Edessa road and signposted off it. Look out for the mounds of Macedonian tombs on both sides of the road as you approach. You could get here on a bus, but the easiest way...More
The site itself has some lovely mosaics, but the nearby museum makes sense of it all. This prehistoric settlement is one of the most interesting places I have visited from the Ancient Greek and Roman world. Such a richly cultural heritage that was home to...More
The ticket for the museum includes also a visit to the archaeological site and one tomb in the village, but it is important to know that the tomb closes in 2 PM, so if one wants to see it has to come earlier. We didn't...More
Beautiful spot, the birthplace of Alexander the Great. You can walk around the ancient ruins (entrance fee included in the ticket price to the museum) and see the advances that the Macedonian greeks had nearly 2,500 years ago. Although not as awe inspiring as other...More