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palaios panteleimonas

Palaios Panteleimonas

Palaios Panteleimonas is one of the most traditional villages in Greece. Close to Katerini and 110km away from Thessaloniki, the place is a nice getaway and an ideal destination for every season. The settlement was built at the roots of Mountain Olympus in Macedonia, Greece at an altitude of 500 meters. It was abandoned in …

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Rhodes Island - Greece

Rhodes

Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and, as a result, is the capital and the administrative center.  The island formally joined the Kingdom of Greece on 7 March 1948. Its nickname is “The Island of the Knights,” due to the monuments left by the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, who once conquered …

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Heraklion Crete -Greece

Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion is the capital city of Crete and the economical center of the island. It is also the 5th largest city in Greece and the birthplace of many important Greeks, such as the world famous painter Domenicos Theotokopoulos (El Greco), the novelist Nikos Kazantzakis (author of Zorba The Greek, The Last Temptation of Christ, etc), …

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ote tower -Thessaloniki

OTE Tower, Thessaloniki

OTE Tower is the second more recognizable tower in Thessaloniki (after the White Tower, which is the symbol of the city) and is located in the center of the city, inside the International Exhibition and Congress Center. It was designed by architect Alexandros Anastasiadis in 1966 and is the only building in Greece with a …

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fragma aliakmona veria

Fragma Aliakmona, Veria

The barrage of the river Aliakmonas (which is the longest river in Greece) is located about 8 kilometers away from the city of Veria, outside of the village of Saint Barbara. The barrage was constructed in 1985 and, as a result, a beautiful artificial lake was created.  On one side of the road, there is …

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Orient Express

Orient Express mystery in Thessaloniki

The Orient Express was a long-distance passenger train service created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL). The route and rolling stock of the Orient Express changed many times. Several routes in the past concurrently used the Orient Express name, or slight variations. Although the original Orient Express was simply a normal international railway …

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karpathos island - olympos

Karpathos

Karpathos is one of the Dodecanese islands and indeed the second larger. The island became part of Greece on 7 March 1948, together with all the other Dodecanese islands. According to mythology, Karpathos was the island of the Titans. When you visit Karpathos, you realize how different it is from all the other Greek islands. …

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