Thessaloniki is the capital of the Greek Macedonia area and the second largest city in Greece, after Athens. The city is an important cultural, industrial and educational center, and its port is one of the busiest in the country. This hip and modern city features wonderful shopping areas, restaurants serving delicious Greek food. The city hosts a number of events and festivals including the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair and the renowned Thessaloniki International Film Festival. The city is home to a large student population because of the presence of two important educational institutions, including the Aristotle University, which is the largest in Greece.
The vibrant and striking, Thessaloniki (SKG) is dotted with historic Turkish, Roman and Byzantine monuments. From the experimental Rembetika music to the historic White Tower, the Central Macedonia’s capital never fails to impress visitors.Top things to do in Thessaloniki
• Experience Thessaloniki’s life in different ages through artifacts at the Archaeological Museum.Where to Dine in Thessaloniki
• Buy excellent jewelry and clothing in the market of the Bezesteni.