Thessaloniki Highlights Private Walking Tour

Thessaloniki Highlights Private Walking Tour

Starting from the famous statue of Eleftherios Venizelos, that occurs in the most famous square in the city, Aristotelous square. We aspire to connect the whiff of the city in this tour with the historical monuments and we visit the key points. We admire all the aspects of Thessaloniki from past to present. We walk in the city center and we visit optionally the Archaeological or Byzantine Museum upon completion of the tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Statue of Eleftherios Venezelos, Egnatia 78, Thessaloniki 546 24 Greece

The tour starts from Eleftherios Venizelos Monument. Having taken some of the most important decisions that affected Greece during the entire 20th century Eleftherios Venizelos played a key role in certain events that turned out to be critical for the city of Thessaloniki.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Church of Saint Dimitrios - Patron of Thessaloniki, Agiou Dimitriou 83 Center of town, Thessaloniki 546 33 Greece

This is the city's largest church (UNESCO World Heritage) and the main sanctuary dedicated to its patron saint, Agios Dimitrios; it stands on the presumed site of his martyrdom c 306. Restored after the fire in 1917, in line with the original architectural plans, the church has retained some features that are of incomparable historical and artistic interest: the 7C Byzantine mosaics decorating the pillars on either side of the entrance to the apse are remarkably delicate and refined.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rotunda, Pl. Agiou Georgiou Rotonta 5, Thessaloniki 546 35 Greece

The famous Rotonda of Thessaloniki, Macedonia: The Rotonda (or Rotunda) is one of the most important Roman monuments in Thessaloniki. It stands just next to the Arch of Galerius in the city center and it is also known as the Church of Agios Georgios. This cylindrical structure was built in 306 AD by the Roman tetrarch Galerius, who intended it to be his grave. At first, it worked as a temple but it remains unknown to which god this temple was dedicated.



Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Arch of Galerius, Εγνπλ.ατία 144, Θεσσαλονίκη 546 22, Greece

South of the Rotunda was the triumphal arch. The triumphal arch was a type of monument of Roman architecture.
(known today as “Kamara”), probably built by the city of Thessaloniki between 298 and 305 A.D. to commemorate Galerius’ victorious campaign against the Persians. In its final form, the structure consisted of eight piers arranged in two parallel rows, four in each row. Between the piers were created three arched openings, of which the central one was wider and higher than the other two. The four central piers, which carried marble slabs with relief decoration, were larger than the outer piers and were connected by semi-circular arches supporting a dome.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sintrivani Square, Egnatia 127, Thessaloniki 546 35, Greece

(1889). The fountain was a gift by Sultan Abdul Hamid to the people of Thessaloniki. On the day of its inauguration, cherry sorbet flowed from the fountain. It remained in the same position until 1936. The present-day fountain is a faithful reconstruction of the original and was placed in the same spot in 1977.


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Monument of Alexander The Great, Leoforos Megalou Alexandrou, Thessaloniki 545 00 Greece

Born in 356Bc in Pella, Macedonia he was the son of King Phillip the 2nd of Macedon and Princess Olympiada whose origin was from Epirus. He had the privilege to be educated by one of the greatest philosophers of all time, Aristotle. Alexander inherited the throne of the Macedonian Kingdom right after his father’s assassination in 336 Bc.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: White Tower of Thessaloniki, Leoforos Nikis Leoforos Nikis, 54640, Thessaloniki 546 40 Greece

Undeniably the most popular monument in Thessaloniki and the trademark of the city, the White Tower, located along the waterfront of Greece’s second city, stands tall. This famous landmark is connected to the city’s rich past and offers visitors captivating views of the area, including the Thermaic Gulf. Today, the construction is home to a unique museum, making it one of the latest additions to the cultural scene of Thessaloniki.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Thessaloniki Tourist Information Center [1], Aristotélous 10, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • English-speaking experienced local
  • Tips on further things to do and see

No Incluye

  • Food & drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees

Instalaciones


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