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Ancient City

The city of Thessaloniki was founded over 2300 years ago by Cassander of Macedon. It has a long and changing history with conquering empires and different peoples living here. Today Thessaloniki is a thriving metropolis in the north of Greece with a modern face, but traces of history can be found everywhere. An example being the white tower (picture 3) from the 15th century.

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Streets of Salonique

The city of Salonique in Northern Greece is the ancient capital of Macedonia, best known for Alexander the Great. For many centuries it used to be a melting point of different religions and ethnicities. Turks, Jews and Greeks lived together in a relative harmony. Today Salonique is part of Greece and a modern city with a vivid nightlife and busy streets. Some impressions from October 2019.

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