Attractions in Thessaloniki
Among the many interesting buildings in Thessaloniki are the 700-year-old Sofia Cathedral, built according to the pattern of Constantinople, the Rotunda (Georgian church, probably from the 300s), the 400th-century St. Dimitrio’s church, which was rebuilt after a fire in 1917, [see picture first in the article] The Arch of Galerius from the year 297 and the Venetian citadel of the 1400s with remains of the triumphal arch of Marcus Aurelius, the most interesting and interesting.
Remember that Thessaloniki has been destroyed several times by fire and in 1978 the city was hit by a severe earthquake and many of the city’s most interesting buildings were damaged.
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Byzantine Museum in Thessaloniki
The Byzantine Museum is located on 2 Stratou Avenue Street. Opening hours are from 0800 to 1930 with the exception of Mondays where it opens at 1300. The museum gives you insight into Byzantine art and culture. See statues, paintings, objects and much more at this museum.
In Thessaloniki you will also find a good archaeological museum, ethnological museum, museum of Macedonian art and culture and much more. In fact, it is teeming with museums in Thessaloniki.
The White Tower of Thessaloniki
The White Tower of Thessaloniki is a landmark in the city. You will find it along the harbor area. There is also a museum displaying frescoes, sculptures and more. The white tower was constructed by the Ottomans.
Modiano market in Thessaloniki
Remember to visit the old food market Modiano, where the stalls are packed with fish, fruit, meat and vegetables. The market is located at Aristotelis Square and Venizelou Street. You are guaranteed the opportunity to buy cheap quality food here.
Attractions in Trondheim
Trondheim is one of Norway’s largest and most important cities, and on the Norwegian scale the city has a number of sights and attractions to offer. The biggest (literally) attraction, of course, is the world’s northernmost cathedral and cathedral, Nidaros Cathedral.
Nidaros Cathedral is Norway’s most important church building and only cathedral. Built between 1070 and 1300 at the site where King Olav II (Haraldsson) the saint is to be buried.
Sverresborg Trøndelag Folk Museum, Sverresborg Alle, is one of the country’s largest cultural history museums.
The Rust Chamber and the Home Front Museum
The Rust Chamber and the Home Front Museum are two museums in one, dealing with Norway’s military history, all the way back to the Viking era, and the resistance during the Nazi occupation.
The Trampe bicycle lift was built in 1993 and is the world’s first lift for cyclists.
Munkholmen is a small island in the Trondheim Fjord, with a long history such as monastery, court, fortress and prison. Today, the island is protected and a popular excursion in the summer.
Lerkendal is home to what has been the leading football club in Norway forthe last decades, Rosenborg BK. Lerkendal is the arena where it is most likely to see some of Europe’s foremost teams, either in the Champions League or in the Europa League.
Trondheim Art Museum
Trondheim Art Museum, Bispegata 7b. The museum is located right by the Nidaros Cathedral and displays permanent and changing exhibitions of Norwegian and foreign visual art. The largest part of the collection consists of Norwegian visual arts from about 1820-2000.
Ringve Museum, Lade Alle 60. Norway’s national museum for music and musical instruments with collections from all over the world.