Thessaloniki: the Roman Agora

Thessaloniki, Roman  Agora
thessalonikiNot widely known archaeological site, but particularly dear to the Thessalonians, the Roman Agora with its subterranean museum and its amphitheater is one of the places worth visiting if you stop in Thessaloniki for a few days.

Thessaloniki, Roman  AgoraThe site is located above Dikastirion square, which in turn is above Aristotelous square. The entrance costs 3€ and includes the museum. The site is open every day except Monday from 8 to 15,it is possible that the opening time is extended during summer. Beware that the museum is only open from Tuesday to Friday.
Thessaloniki, Roman  Agora
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Thessaloniki, Roman  Agora

The secret gallery, still in excellent condition, serves as the entrance of the museum, purpose-built underground to accommodate the findings and a description of the history of the site.
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Thessaloniki, Roman  Agora
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Thessaloniki, Roman  Agora
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The amphitheater, fully restored, is used for concerts and theatrical performances.
Thessaloniki, Roman  Agora
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