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The Roman and Jewish quarters - City Center walk in Small Groups!

Your Guru: Ioannis
Questions?
  • Thessaloniki
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

Explore Culture, Arts and Entertainment is a non profit org. composed of volunteers with no affiliations to third parties that aims to promote the rich cultural and historical heritage of Greece. We are a group of local storytellers who love sharing stories in a smart, funny and entertaining way and we look forward to showing around.

Explore Culture, Arts and Entertainment is a non profit org. composed of volunteers with no affiliations to third parties that aims to promote the rich cultural and historical heritage of Greece. We are a group of local storytellers who love sharing stories in a smart, funny and entertaining way and we look forward to showing around.

About the Tour

Myths and legends uncovered in this 2:30 hour walk.
The imperial glory of Roman times covers the first half while the second half is dedicated to the Jewish past of Thessaloniki or otherwise known by the nickname the "Mother of Israel".
Join our walk and find out more in an interactive and intriguing way.

Itiniery

Roman monuments

  • Rotonda
  • Arch of Galerius
  • Hippodrome
  • Palace of Galerius


Street Markets

  • Athonos market
  • Kapani market
  • Modiano market
  • Flower market


Jewish monuments

  • Rogos district
  • Aristotle square
  • Yad Lezicaron (synagogue)
  • Holocaust monument


Extras

  • Ladadika (Upper and low)
  • Port of Thessaloniki


Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Free tour - blue umbrella

Tour Schedule

  • English
    Mon, 02 Aug 10:00
  • English
    Tue, 03 Aug 10:00
  • English
    Wed, 04 Aug 10:00

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (30)

Mike Davis 07/28/2021

Today was our third tour with Ioannis, which already attests to our enjoyment & satisfaction :) Among other topics, we learned about the city's architecture and planning, or lack thereof ;) Though we live in Israel, we knew very little about the history and fate of Thessaloniki's Jewish community. So this tour was an eye-opener for us, as well as for tourists from other countries. Once again - thank you, Ioannis, and we hope to meet again some day!

Michael 08/31/2020

I liked it a lot! Loannis gave me a good ideale about the past of thessaloniki in a fun way. Highly recommand the Tour with loannis :)

De 08/13/2020

I did the walk at 10AM. Before the heat was to bad. Ioannis is very passionate about his town and country. He has lots of information. He showed us a lot. Explained in detail, pointed out the little things for more clarity. Sometimes told us of the past and the effects on today. Very interesting. 2nd tour. Both excellent. Highly recommend.

Adasa 08/11/2020

In two words highly recommended! Ioannis is a very exciting, well-informed tour guide! I learned so many interesting things about the town during our tour! Fascinating

Bas 08/06/2020

The walk with Ioannis was amazing. Funny yet professional, and adjusting to the atmosphere in the group. We learned a lot about the myths and history of the city, as much as we felt the vibration of the modern times.

4.8(30) Ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.8(30) Ratings