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Thessaloniki Reviews, Greece

 
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Recent reviews for Thessaloniki

Spending a few days in Thessaloniki - Aug 27, 2008, by lindamura
A visitor approaching Thessaloniki from the sea will have a first glimpse of a modern metropolis, lots of blocks of flats and other modern buildings. This sight was very different a few hundred years ago. A major change in the façade... Read more »

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Thessaloniki History

Thessaloniki was founded in 315 BC by King Cassander of Macedon, who named the city after his wife, a sister of Alexander the Great. At the time, the huge empire created by Alexander was fragmented among his successors. Macedon was only a small part of the empire, but it included all of Greece. In the Hellenistic period, the city grew and developed. By the time the Romans conquered Macedon, Thessaloniki was a flourishing city. The Romans recognized the commercial potential of the city and built an impressive port, as important as Kavala. Thessaloniki’s acropolis was also built by the Romans, to defend the city from Thracian raids. In... Read more »

 
 
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Recent Thessaloniki flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $548Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    New York, NY (JFK)Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)03/16/201812:50 am
    Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)New York, NY (JFK)03/24/201809:45 am
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  • $671Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)01/26/201807:00 pm
    Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)Detroit, MI (DTW)02/07/201809:30 am
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  • $696Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
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    Boston, MA (BOS)Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)01/22/201807:58 am
    Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)Boston, MA (BOS)02/05/201809:45 am
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