Museums and Sightseeing

Monday 13:30 - 20:00 . Tuesday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

Monday: 13:30 - 20:00 . Tuesday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00 (admission fee 4 euros)

Tuesday, Friday & Sunday: 11:00 - 14:00. Wednesday & Thursday: 11:00 - 14:00 & 17:00 - 20:00

White Tower
Tuesday - Sunday: 8:00 - 15:00

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-14:00 & 18:00-21:00
Sunday: 11:00-15:00

Folklore and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia-Thrace
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:00-15:00
Wednesday: 10:00-22:00

  • Arch of Galerius (Kamara) erected shortly before 305 A.D. 
  • The Rotonda, a domed building of early 4th century A.D.,  served as a Pantheum or as a Mausoleum for emperor Galerius.Now the church of Saint George. Was a mosque during the Turkish occupation and the minaret still stands.
  • Church of Hosios David (late 5th century A.D.), the chapel of the Latomos Convent , an early Christian church that still stand in Thessaloniki's Turkish quarter known as Epimenidou or Kastra.
  • The City Walls were erected during the time of Theodossios the Great to guard the city from Democracy Square of nowadays across Eptapyrgio up to the site later occupied by the White Tower, a work of the architect Sinan (first half of 16th century).
  • Hagios Dimitrios , was completely rebuilt in 1948 according the original plans. The church has been destroyed twice before by fire.
  • The Crypt , the most easterly section of the Bath, is the place where St Demetrios was imprisoned, tortured and buried.
  • Hagia Sofia (8th century) marks the transition from the domed basilica to the domed crusiform church is a copy of the original Agia Sophia in Constantinople..
  • Panagia Halkeon Church , a cruciform church, was built in 1028 A.D. according an inscription of that era.
  • Hagia Ekaterini Church (13th century) is very well preserved externally, with traces of frescoes inside.
  • Hagioi Apostoli Church (14th century) retains a rich decoration both externally and in the interior, dating at the time of the Byzantine Pateologos imperial dynasty.
  • Hagios Nikolaos Orfanos Church (14th century), 20 Irodotou Str. tel. 213.627 richly decorated with frescoes  in the 17th century it became the chapel of Vlatadon Monastery.
  • Profitis Ilias Church was built in 1360 upon the ruins of a Byzantine palace by the monk Makarios Houmnos.
Most of these monument can be visited by bus (Cultural Tour Bus). For more  details click here.