About Thessaloniki City Greece
Thessaloniki; definetely a city of contrasts.
Situated at the head of Thermaikos gulf, Thessaloniki is divided into the Old town, where the Byzantine wall and castles are and the modern city, although the entire city within the Byzantine walls boasts a continuous history of almost 2500 years. It combines Byzantine monuments, great shopping, great food and coffees, and romantic seaside walks.
The past and present merge at old taverns, "ouzeries", restaurants, bars, music halls with live music (Thessaloniki is the cradle of modern Greek popular song, "rembetika"), cinema halls, theaters and sidewalk cafes on street pavements and squares.With an intense and wild nightlife the city is famous for its avant-garde live music and entertainment scene and for its great cultural events such as the Film Festival of Thessaloniki.
Small family run taverns and basement pastry shops offer a delicious variety of famous specialties, offering the very best of Greek cuisine, a blend of Byzantine, middle-eastern, Greek traditional and modern influences.
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