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  • The Rotunda
    The Rotunda is also known by the name of Agios Giorgos. It was first a Roman mausoleum, then a Christian church and later a mosque, quite a history, right? It is the oldest building in Thessaloniki, built in the 4th century AD by the [...]
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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 [...]
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  • $605Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)11/02/201606:40 pm
    Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)Washington DC, DC (IAD)11/09/201608:15 am check price
  • $612Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    New York, NY (JFK)Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)11/02/201602:30 pm
    Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)New York, NY (JFK)11/09/201609:50 pm check price
  • $696Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    Miami, FL (MIA)Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)02/14/201711:05 pm
    Thessaloniki, GR (SKG)Miami, FL (MIA)02/28/201709:50 am check price

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