ARISTOTELOUS SQUARE: The central square of the city, with the characteristic shape of a bottle (in inspiration of Ernest Hebrard), a landmark in the city, meeting place, shopping and relaxation spot, with many entertainment options offered.
ALEXANDER THE GREAT STATUE: Located right next to the White Tower, the town beach and represents King Alexander III of Macedon on the faithful Bucephalus. Adjacent there is a bronze relief representation of the battle of Issus, and two rows of shields and sarissas symbolizing ordinary Macedonian soldiers who fought on the side of the Grand Commander. The statue is made of bronze with a total height of 11 meters, designed by sculptor Evangelos Moustakas.
OTE TOWER: Another trademark of the city with a height of 76 meters is located at the Thessaloniki International Fair. For several years it has been the exhibition stand of the Telecommunications Organization. It is worth visiting the café-restaurant with the wonderful view,which is hosted there.
STATE THEATER OF NORTHERN GREECE: One of the most important theater organizations in Greece and Europe. It was founded in 1961 and actively participates in the artistic activities of the city and of the country. It is housed in the imposing building on Ethnikis Amynis Street overlooking the seafront of the city.
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF THESSALONIKI: It is an annual trade fair with global radiation, of importance both for the country and for Europe. It is held during the first week of September each year in an area of 180,000 sq.m in the city center and lasts for a week. It was first held in 1926, while Minister Nikolaos Germanos was the initiator.
THESSALONIKI MUSIC HALL: One of the best spots on the beach of the city is the imposing building of the Music Hall. It started operating in 2000 and is an integral part of the city's culture. You can enjoy a glass of wine overlooking the sea, in the lovely, specially designed area.
In addition to the Byzantine and Roman elements, Thessaloniki also has many buildings that testify to its history as part of the Ottoman Empire. So, walking along Egnatia Street, you will find the famous Loutra Bey Hamam, at Aristotelous Square and Alkazar or Hamza Bey Mosque. Opposite exactly, on Venizelos street, you will find the famous Bezesteni monument built by Sultan Mehmet II. To the north, on Kassandrou street, you will also find the Alatza Imaret which today works as a museum. On the east, on the Archaeological Museum Street, you will meet the Yeni Mosque, which for some time operated as an Archaeological Museum of the city. In Thessaloniki, there are many preserved buildings which in the past belonged to famous Turks or Jews from the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Villa Bianca (today's Municipal Gallery), Villa Kapantzi (today's National Bank Cultural Foundation), Villa Mordeaux, Modiano Palace (today's Folklore-Ethnological Museum), Villa Allatini (now houses the Region of Central Macedonia) and others.