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ThessalonikiGreece

city rank #137

City Overview

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece, an important multimodal regional transport hub, and its metropolitan area is the primary administrative and commercial center in northern Greece. Commercial activity is concentrated in the central and eastern part of the city, while the western part is primarily industrial and logistics. Thessaloniki has been severely affected by the Greek crisis and consequent decline in disposable income, which have hurt consumption and depressed rents, both in secondary and high-end locations. Well managed shopping centres have shown some resilience, but overall this is a tenants' market. Thessaloniki has benefited from the recovery of Greek tourism and has become a popular destination with tourists from Israel and Turkey.  The suburb of Pylaia to the east of the city center has evolved spectacularly in the years following the development of the Mediterranean Cosmos Shopping Centre, with a multitude of other retail and office projects in its immediate vicinity.

Things to do

See

Work

Visit the redeveloped Hirsh Arcade, Tsimiski Street and the bustling Aristotelous Square

Rest

Stroll on the waterfront, visit the city's numerous byzantine antiquities and catch a performance in the city's new concert hall

And be seen

Eat

Choose between Greek traditional cuisine in and around the Ladadika area (Katouni, Agiou Mina and Egyptou  Streets) or Bit Pazar (Olympou Street) and Mediterranean flavors on the seafront Nikis Avenue or Athonos Square.


Drink

Try the offbeat bars of the city in Valaoritou and Iktinou Street or Nikis Avenue with its many popular hangouts on the seafront


Be Merry

In the evening you can try the Principal Club Theater (in the old Fix Brewery on 26th October St, WE on 3 September St, and Eightballin on Pindou St in the Ladadika area) and Mylos (56, Ag. Georgiou Street) with live performances from international and Greek artists


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Dimitris Tzivras

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