If you plan to visit Greece, you will never forget the two cities existed in the country. The first is the historic city of Athens famous for its Olympic Games ever held there, and the second is the city of Thessaloniki which was a city with millions of history. The city which will become your goal? Who will get the title of the city’s most beautiful Greece? Read the article first and then begin to decide an option.
Known as the Ano Poli, Thessaloniki’s old town is a popular piece for wandering around and it’s one of the oldest parts of the town. Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki, is also one of the main tourist destinations of the country. As the second largest city in the country, Thessaloniki has good transport links. It is the capital of Macedonia and is located at the north end of the Bay, a large chasm in the Thermaic Aegean Sea. Thessaloniki has more character, there are streets and traditional old houses. There is The White Tower as a monument of historical significance which is located on the waterfront and was built by the Ottoman Dynasty to replace the Byzantine Fortress. In addition, there are also the Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Culture that has many artifacts and exhibits relating to the history of the city. After you visit the Byzantine Museum you should head for the many churches from this period that you will find in parts of the city.
Athens is the capital city of Greece. In the language of Modern Greece (Dhimotiki) called Athina or Αθήνα. The town has a population of about 700,000 inhabitants however when calculated with its metropolitan area, the population is about 3.5 million inhabitants. Athens also became a center of economy, culture, and politics of Greece in Athens there are two UNESCO World Heritage sites, namely The Acropolis of Athens and The Medieval Daphni Monastery. The buildings of the Acropolis had renovations in order to welcome the Olympic Games of Athens 2004. Athens was also the host city for the first modern Olympics in 1896 visiting city. Classic and historic course is not complete if not visiting historic sites of ancient Greece times. Some of these places include the Acropolis Museum, which houses objects of cultural heritage and works of art of ancient Greece. In addition there are also the Parthenon, a temple built for the goddess Athena and serve as the protector of Athens in the 5th century BCE. This building is considered as the symbol of ancient Greece and of Athenian democracy. The Parthenon is well-known, has even become one of the world’s largest cultural monument.
|- Thessaloniki's old town is a popular piece for wandering around and it's one of the oldest parts of the town||- Athens is the capital city of Greece. In the language of Modern Greece (Dhimotiki) called Athina|
|- Thessaloniki has more character, there are streets and traditional old houses||- Classic and historic course is not complete if not visiting historic sites of ancient Greece times|
|- There are also the Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Culture that has many artifacts and exhibits relating to the history of the city||- Some of these places include the Acropolis Museum, which houses objects of cultural heritage|
We think that both of city of Yunani are saving their own interesting place and history. The buildings are also having the similar kind of architecture design. Both Thessaloniki and Athena are one of an old city in Yunani. But, the special one is for Thessaloniki which has a nice night life with some entertainment things for you as a foreign or local people. The crowded in Thessaloniki is fewer than Athena.