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Old October 2nd, 2008, 12:29 PM   #1
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Thessaloniki Summer Pics

Here are my summer pics of Thessaloniki (Salonica), capital of the region of macedonia and second largest city in greece with a polulation of about 1.2 million.
The city is famous for its byzantine monuments, shopping, nightlife and culture!

(WARNING THERE'S LOTS OF PHOTOS! )
...hope you enjoy them

approaching city centre from the east on vasilisis olgas avenue





platia shopping mall in thessaloniki city centre


tsimiski st










typical street in thessaloniki now away from city centre - in eastern residential districts


























nikis avenue - city waterfront










tsimiski st






egnatia avenue


kamara




















building of the national theatre of northern greece and institute of macedonian studies







some close ups of the ote tower























i really like the ote tower





church of st dimitrius - patron saint of the city


ano poli (upper city) district




trigonio tower










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Old October 2nd, 2008, 12:30 PM   #2
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metro works on egnatia avenue


















approaching thessaloniki's laneways


iktinou nightlife














freeway in city's east


























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Old October 2nd, 2008, 12:31 PM   #3
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drive through thessaloniki - west to east (kalamaria)


quite big built developments happening on the west side









through the city's central parklands/gardens















call me crazy but i love this kind of (greek) built environment
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Old October 2nd, 2008, 12:34 PM   #4
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my pics from thessaloniki's south east beachside suburbs











agia triada from pier - looks more like a greek island than a suburb








agia triada night
















paraia on a summer night



































thessaloniki from thermaikos









...and some from the suburb(town) of mixaniona





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Old October 2nd, 2008, 12:52 PM   #5
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Thessaloniki's shopping malls













mt olympus in the distance











and finally one more picture of Thessaloniki's luna park

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Old October 2nd, 2008, 02:26 PM   #6
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It amazes me again and again how Greek cities are sprawled out and very dense at the same time!
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Old October 2nd, 2008, 07:26 PM   #7
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Amazing city indeed
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Old October 4th, 2008, 05:21 AM   #8
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some more pics, this time from the air





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Old October 8th, 2008, 04:54 AM   #9
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more pics
from thessaloniki's inner ring road(motorway)









and some more photos from thessaloniki's residential districts
(my old neighborhood )







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Old October 9th, 2008, 01:27 AM   #10
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Nice and dense. Great setting as well.
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Old October 16th, 2008, 07:08 PM   #11
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 11:47 AM   #12
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moved
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 04:02 PM   #13
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Amazing pics!!
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 11:19 PM   #14
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Thessaloniki-Athina 1-0
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Old October 29th, 2008, 02:01 PM   #15
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nice photos... Reminds me of Izmir
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Old October 29th, 2008, 06:14 PM   #16
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seconded.
nice place btw.
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Old June 29th, 2009, 12:38 PM   #17
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thanks so much for the thread and for sharing it with us... the pics are stunning!
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cool series!
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Thessaloniki is indeed a very nice and amazing city i have been there after all
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