Every year, tens of thousands of travelers go on vacation to Greece, and the must-see destination in the country is the city of Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki - the second largest ancient city in Greece, located on the shore of the picturesque bay. This city is considered to be a direct competitor to Athens, most visited by tourist and with variety of attractions and recreational opportunities.
Thessaloniki is both stunning modern resort and the cradle of national culture. Excellent climate, beautiful nature and a highly developed infrastructure for tourism attracts an incredible number of visitors, who find the ideal conditions for a beach holiday there. In addition, Thessaloniki is a world cultural capital, and many historical and archaeological sites attract people who like to learn new things on vacation, to raise the educational and cultural level.
Special place in the architecture of the city take the temples. The most famous of them - the Basilica of St. Demetrios, the Church of Acheiropoietos, Hagia Sophia, and the Church of Saint Gregory Palamas - they are truly impressive and strike travelers.
Shoppers usually try to get to the city in the sales season, the winter sales season starts on 15 January and lasts for two weeks. At this time, the fashionists can replenish own wardrobe with branded things with 60-70% discount. Particularly impressive is the sale of furs, so many visitors buy up new coats. This is not surprising, because the Fur production was originated there in the 14th century and is known until now.