The museum of Byzantine Culture is a world-award-winning museum focusing on the culture of Byzantium. A must visit in Thessaloniki.

BYZANTINE MADONNA… The museum of Byzantine Culture is a world-award-winning museum focusing on the culture of Byzantium. A must visit in Thessaloniki….

'Alexander the Great and his sister, the mermaid' by Greek artist Bost (Chrysanthos Mentis Bostantzoglou 1918-1995). via chain

Bost, Alexander the Great and his Mermaid sister (deliberately mispelt)- the White Tower of Thessaloniki in the back with obvious national aspirations

Saint Dimitrios Church, Thessaloniki, Greece

Orthodox Icons, Catholic Churches, Mykonos, Santorini, Madonna, Religious Art, Byzantine, Cathedrals, Santos

The Derveni Krater. 330 BC Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. / Ο Κρατήρας του Δερβενίου. 330 π.Χ. Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Θεσσαλονίκης

Derveni Crater 330 B.C Thessaloniki, Greece - An ancient greek masterpiece 2000 years before Rococo style.

An assortment of savory breakfast pastries in Thessaloniki.

Bougatsa with cream, cheese, meat, caseri, An assortment of savory breakfast pastries in Thessaloniki.

Terracotta figurine of a nude female with elaborate coiffure holding a flower.    Thessaloniki, Ramona, western cemetery.  2nd half 3rd/2nd c. BCE  ΜΘ 10871    Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

Terracotta figurine of a nude female with elaborate coiffure holding a flower. BCE ΜΘ 10871 Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

/// OLYMPUS /// is the highest mountain in Greece, located in the Olympus Range on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia, about 80 km (50 mi) southwest from Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city. Mount Olympus has 52 peaks.[2] The highest peak Mytikas, meaning "nose", rises to 2,917 metres (9,570 ft).[3] It is one of the highest peaks in Europe in terms of topographic prominence.

Mount Olympus, Greece by David Clifford Photography Mount Olympus (/əˈlɪmpəs, oʊˈlɪm-/; also transliterated as Olympos, and on Greek maps, Oros Olympos) is the highest mountain in Greece and the second highest mountain in the Balkans.

Museum of the Roman Forum (Thessaloniki): Red figure lekythos with a depiction of Hermes slaying Argos- the hundred-eyed guardian of the transformed Ιο-, by the Pan Painter, found in Ancient Aphytis. (470-460 B.C)

Museum of the Roman Forum (Thessaloniki): Red figure lekythos with a depiction of Hermes slaying Argos- the hundred-eyed guardian of the transformed Ιο-, by the Pan Painter, found in Ancient Aphytis.

https://flic.kr/p/b9oRSM | Roman Agora (or Forum) | Thessaloniki, Greece. --- Στοά, Ρωμαϊκή αγορά, Θεσσαλονίκη.

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki was once a center of trade between Asia and Europe. Archaeologists are still uncovering stunning sites from ancient Greek and Roman eras.

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