2013-Thessaloniki, Byzantine city on the Gulf of Salonica

2013-Thessaloniki, Byzantine city on the Gulf of Salonica

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in Greece, Thessoloniki | No Comments

In 316 BC, Kassandros, son of Antipatros, general to Alexander the Great. married Thessaloniki, the half sister of Alexander and named the city after her. We’ve been walking up and down the Leoforos Nikis that runs along the Gulf of Salonika. We can see the White Tower, the symbol of Thessaloniki from our hotel window. […]