Saloniki, a.k.a. Thessaloniki, Salonika or Salonica, Selanik and many other names. The mother of Israel (La Madre de Israel) as it used to be called by the Jewish population.
As you set your foot in the city, you feel the Jewish heritage flowing in the air. Villas, Market places, Museums, Monuments and Synagogues, are the trademark of the wealth of the Jewish people of Saloniki, and they mix with the Greek heritage of Ancient Macedonia of Alexander the Great, Roman & Byzantine Greece and the Ottoman years of occupation, till the black years of World War II and the Holocaust.
Live your “EXPERIENCE” in Saloniki!
We prepared this tourist guide to make your stay in Saloniki entertaining, unique and unforgettable. We want you to live the “EXPERIENCE” of living in our city. There is the “must visit” section to relive the history of Saloniki throughout the centuries and to reminisce and honor your ancestors that have passed from this sacred land.
Moreover, we have selected the best places to treat yourselves and make your stay pleasant between your walks through the city. These are the places where you can relax and drink your coffee in the morning or your beer or whisky in the afternoon, eat Greek traditional dishes, listen to Greek music (bouzoukia) and fill all your senses with beautiful images, tastes and scents.