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The Greek Jew of Thessaloniki Who Turned Executioner for the Nazis

This is the story of a Greek Jew of Thessaloniki called Vital Hasson who collaborated with the Nazis during WWII.  By Sarah Abrevaya Stein I learned...

Thessaloniki Man Arrested After Found with Protected Religious Antiquities

Police charged a Thessaloniki man with holding a museum's worth of Byzantine-era relics in his home, including church icons, crosses, candlesticks, and a holy...

Thessaloniki Cuisine Takes Stage at National Geographic Food Fest

Greek gastronomy and in particular the tastes of Thessaloniki will be served up at the  National Geographic Traveller Food Festival in London this weekend. The...

Ancient Greek Lyres Make a Comeback in Thessaloniki

The ancient Greek lyre is on display to be seen and played at a unique interactive exhibition of ancient musical instruments in the heart of Thessaloniki.

Rotunda in Thessaloniki: The Oldest Surviving Church in Greece

The Rotunda, built by Roman emperor Galerius in 306 AD, is the oldest of Thessaloniki's churches and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built...

Fire in Downtown Thessaloniki Leaves 11 People in Hospital

A fire that broke out in the Chamber of Handicrafts building in Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon has left eleven people hospitalized. The building, located in...

The Stunning Roman-Era Thessaloniki Mosaics

A stunning "Mosaic of Summer" is being displayed digitally by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, it was announced Saturday. 

Aristotelous Square, The Jewel of Thessaloniki

Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, which is Greece’s second largest city and the capital of Macedonia.

Athens-Thessaloniki Travel Time Drops to 4 Hours with New Trains

New, state-of-the-art trains going into operation on Sunday, May 15th will reduce the Athens-Thessaloniki travel time to 4 hours, TrainOSE, the Italian-owned Greek rail...

Gothic Warrior and His Weapons Found Buried in Greece’s Thessaloniki

A Gothic warrior, who was buried with his weaponry, was found recently in an early Christian basilica in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece.