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Thessaloniki in Regional unit of Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia Region, Greece
 

Thessaloniki

Θεσσαλονίκη

 
 
Thessaloniki Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2015
1. Thessaloniki Marker
Inscription. The exhibition presents the history of Thessaloniki from its founding to the modern era. The founding of the city, its urban plan development, its people, its economy and its culture are the main topics that the exhibition addresses. In other words, it draws a comprehensive portrait of a city that has been a cosmopolitan urban centre throughout history.

The exhibition uses multimedia applications, printed graphic compositions and some archaeological material; its thematic units are deployed on each floor as follows:

(0) Ground floor
Thessaloniki. Space and time

(1) 1st floor
Thessaloniki. Transformations

(2) 2nd floor
Thessaloniki. Monuments and history

(3) 3rd floor
Thessaloniki. A homeland of people

(4) 4th floor
Thessaloniki. On the routes of commerce

(5) 5th floor
Thessaloniki. Leisure and culture

(6) 6th floor
Thessaloniki. Flavours

Information

People with moving disabilities can be virtually guided through the exhibition via informational stations on the ground floor.

Giftshop, 6th floor

The limited space, the internal monument structure and the need to maintain stable climatic conditions
- require:

a. a maximum limit of up to 70 visitors
Thessaloniki Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2015
2. Thessaloniki Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of a photograph showing the downtown waterfront of Thessaloniki from an earlier era (note that instead of a roadway along the waterfront there is a railway line).
at a time.

b. extreme caution of the visitors due to the low height of the staircase and passages connecting the rooms.


- do not permit the operation of basic museum facilities.
 
Location. 40° 37.589′ N, 22° 56.913′ E. Marker is in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia Region, in Regional unit of Thessaloniki. Marker is on Nikis Avenue just east of Nikiforou Foka, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located in the downtown business district, very near the waterfront, in a public park, along a walkway, that is just in front of the structure that is a well known local landmark, named the White Tower. Marker is at or near this postal address: Nikis Avenue 01, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia Region 546 21, Greece.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. White Tower (here, next to this marker).
 
Also see . . .
1. The White Tower of Thessaloniki. This is a link to information provided by the Historvius website. (Submitted on July 1, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. White Tower Museum. This is a link to information provided by inthessaloniki.com. (Submitted on July 1, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. White Tower Site. This is a link to information provided
Thessaloniki Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2015
3. Thessaloniki Marker
View of two markers (featured marker to the left) situated along a street sidewalk, with the base of the White Tower in the background.
by the Museum of Byzantine Culture. (Submitted on July 1, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Thessaloniki Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2015
4. Thessaloniki Marker
View looking east, along the waterfront roadway, of the marker, situated along the sidewalk, between the street and the base of the White Tower.
Thessaloniki waterfront image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2015
5. Thessaloniki waterfront
A present day, ground level view, of the same waterfront area displayed in the photograph on the marker.
Thessaloniki image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 17, 2015
6. Thessaloniki
View, looking down from the high ground above the city, of Thessaloniki (click on the photo for a closer view).
Thessaloniki waterfront image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 17, 2015
7. Thessaloniki waterfront
View, as seen from the waterfront, of the city of Thessaloniki. (click on the photo for a closer view).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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