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A Love Hour on Aristotle Square

During the Great Fire in Thessaloniki in 1917, the largest part of the center of Thessaloniki was burnt. Prior to the fire, the city had more oriental elements in architectural terms (there are still some of them in the old city - Ano Poli) than any other city in Europe. During the Ottoman Empire, the city developed without a plan and had narrow streets. Then the Prime Minister of Greece...

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Holy Mount Athos in snow

In January 2017, snow completely covered the Mount Athos ("Holy Mountain") and the monasteries. According to the Hilandar monks, it is the biggest snow in the last ten years. Enjoy photos of the monk Dositej...

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Painting on the stone for a smile

Predrag Dimitrijevic paints on the small stones and leaves them on the beach. He is very happy when somebody finds one. In a post on Facebook public group Live from Greece, he explains: "Here are some greek motives that I am painting on small stones and leave them on the beach. I can see how happy are the people when they find one, especially children...this makes me very happy! And this year...

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City of Dreams - Santa Claus Village in Drama

During the Christmas holidays, Drama and City of Dreams - Santa Claus Village, are the most popular destinations in northern Greece. From December 4th to January 7th, every year thousands of visitors from all parts of Greece visit the City of Dreams in Drama. Every corner of the townscape, the square, the garden, and the whole city smell like Christmas cakes, hot wine and cinnamon ... This year, the renewed Christmas...

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New Year in Thessaloniki

We wrote that the New Year's Eve in Greece is not that important as in our country (Serbia), and traditionally, they are waiting for midnight with their families. Usually it is not necessary to make a reservation in advance in cafes and restaurants, but it is recommended to arrive before midnight while there are emptu seats still. Concerts and fireworks are organized in large cities because of the big number of...

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Vacation in Stavros

The author of the text: Eleni Kernali A quiet town 60km from Thessaloniki via the border crossing Evzoni-Thessaloniki-Kavala (Egnatia odos highway). The resort is well known to our people by the hospitality and kindness of the - about four and a half thousand people live there. The season in Stavros begins from May to the beginning of October. The majority of inhabitants are engaged in tourism. Apart from Stavros, Vrasna...

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A story that will restore your faith in humanity

This story can really make your day. Everything started on Facebook public group Live from Greece. Mother of a girl, which car has broken down nearby Ikea made a post in group asking for a help of some mechanic nearby. There were so many responses of the members that were trying to solve the problem by texting advices and it was wonderful to see so many people involved. Aleksandar Andric, an...

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High-speed train from Thessaloniki to Athens

From the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Greece, is published they will operate a high-speed train between Thessaloniki and Athens on June 6. The mentioned relation high-speed train will (together with station standings), cross in 3h and 20 minutes, instead of the previous 6 or more hours. This will be very important for the transport of passengers and for the transport of goods. By the end of 2019, it...

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