Upper Town B (Thess r.10)

The second part of 'Upper Town' or 'Ano Poli', the most picturesque side of Thessaloniki.
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Tsinari, the oldest tavern in Thessaloniki, during the night. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

Tsinari, the oldest tavern in Thessaloniki, during the night. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

One of the many founts of Ano Poli, that watered its residents in the previous centuries. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

One of the many founts of Ano Poli, that watered its residents in the previous centuries. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

A view of the Thessaloniki port from the Cultural Neighborhood of Sykies, with the imposing city wall on the left. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

A view of the Thessaloniki port from the Cultural Neighborhood of Sykies, with the imposing city wall on the left. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

A characteristic residence of Ano Poli, slightly worn out by time. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

A characteristic residence of Ano Poli, slightly worn out by time. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

Beautiful but neglected houses on Sachtouri Str. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

Beautiful but neglected houses on Sachtouri Str. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

An imposing 18th century building stands on D. Poliorkitou Street and is now used as the National Center for Cartography and Maps. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

An imposing century building stands on D. Poliorkitou Street and is now used as the National Center for Cartography and Maps. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

You might think that these stairs lead up to this house that's literally built on the city wall but they don’t. They go up to the wall, through a secret entrance, to the Ano Poli quarter.  (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

You might think that these stairs lead up to this house that's literally built on the city wall but they don’t. They go up to the wall, through a secret entrance, to the Ano Poli quarter. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

The entire area of the Cultural Neighborhood of Sykies was recently redesigned and meticulously constructed with beautiful paved roads and stairways. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

The entire area of the Cultural Neighborhood of Sykies was recently redesigned and meticulously constructed with beautiful paved roads and stairways. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

The Cultural Neighborhood of Sukies as seen from Agioi Theodoroi church. Kalamaria and Thermaikos Gulf can be seen in the background. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

The Cultural Neighborhood of Sukies as seen from Agioi Theodoroi church. Kalamaria and Thermaikos Gulf can be seen in the background. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

At the top of Evrimedondos Street, humidity has stripped old houses from their paint and plaster. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

At the top of Evrimedondos Street, humidity has stripped old houses from their paint and plaster. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

The limits of Ano Poli, very close to the Square of Palia Lahanagora.  (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

The limits of Ano Poli, very close to the Square of Palia Lahanagora. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

The fount of Tsinari is one of the best preserved of Thessaloniki, with a piece of ancient lettering standing out on the bottom.  (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

The fount of Tsinari is one of the best preserved of Thessaloniki, with a piece of ancient lettering standing out on the bottom. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

The byzantine church of Agia Aikaterini stands out behind this wonderful house with its blossoming almond tree. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

The byzantine church of Agia Aikaterini stands out behind this wonderful house with its blossoming almond tree. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

This manor house on Al. Papadopoulou St. looks even better than the others of the same style, because it's freshly renovated. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

This manor house on Al. looks even better than the others of the same style, because it's freshly renovated. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

An array of well preserved 1922 refugee houses, just outside the city wall, on the side of the Sykies quarter.  (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

An array of well preserved 1922 refugee houses, just outside the city wall, on the side of the Sykies quarter. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

Alexandras Papadopoulou St. and the narrow streets that spawn from it, are home to some of the most beautiful buildings in all of Ano Poli.  (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 10, Ano Poli b)

and the narrow streets that spawn from it, are home to some of the most beautiful buildings in all of Ano Poli. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Ano Poli b)

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