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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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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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