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  • City Center: The Forgotten Jewish Past and The City of Ghosts

City Center: The Forgotten Jewish Past and The City of Ghosts

  • Thessaloniki
  • Available in: English

About the guru Konstantinos

Come with us on a journey from 315 B.C. to 2020, from the Roman and Byzantine times to the Jewish and Turkish present days of the city. Together we will discover the paths and the ways of the city, we will be in places unheard of and that have never been seen before. To discover a city like mine, you definitely need a local guide, so you are welcome to join me on this inte... More »

Come with us on a journey from 315 B.C. to 2020, from the Roman and Byzantine times to the Jewish and Turkish present days of the city. Together we will discover the paths and the ways of the city, we will be in places unheard of and that have never been seen before. To discover a city like mine, you definitely need a local guide, so you are welcome to join me on this interactive and full of facts journey. It's an adventure. It's a great adventure. We want to take you in places that you've never been before. We want to show you the city like you've never seen before. Let's make THESStory!

About the tour

Listen, See & Discover the City of Ghosts by a 2-hour exploration walking tour. See the history of Thessaloniki unravel before your eyes. Get ready for time travel to the Roman and Byzantine Times of the Co-City and Co-Capital of the Balkans. Get involved in the history of Eli Giomtov as the Jewish past and present unfolds before you.

At the end of the walk you will be provided with tips about the food, the culture and the nightlife of the city to make your stay a lifetime experience.

This activity includes:

Main UNESCO Monuments

ROMAN QUARTER

Rotunda (Church of St. George)

Galerian Complex

Arch of Galerius

Palace of Galerius

Octagon

BYZANTINE QUARTER

Holy Church of John the Baptist/Baptistery of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral Church of Hagia Sophia

JEWISH QUARTER

Longos Mansion

Square Athonos

Kapani Market

Modiano Market

Yad Lezikaron Synagogue

Yahudi Hamam / Pazar Hamam

Meeting point
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How to find me: Meeting point is the Arch of Galerius (Kamara) under the historical monument. You will find me waiting for you holding a "FREE TOUR" umbrella. If you have any problem about your reservation, you can contact me via your account.
Tour duration: 2 hours

Tour schedule

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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, 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!

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