The Bristol Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the Great to wait for the bus back to Thessaloniki. As I'm trying to cram as many gyros as I can into my system before I head back to Turkey tomorrow, I stopped at one more gyro place in Thessaloniki and ordered the "everything" gyro, which I unwittingly found out includes ketchup and mustard in addition to the traditional toppings. It was strangely delicious, but also extremely messy, and I was thankful that I was eating it in the privacy of my hotel room where I could ...
There are some great cafés in Thessaloniki and lots of people sitting in them.
The city is full of beautiful old brick churches, buildings and city walls which are surrounded by apartment blocks, some of which are really lovely and some which are pretty ordinary 960s style.
There are a lot of empty shops, buildings and ...
... the biggest attraction is a wall. And not a great wall like you would find in China, but a crumbling wall that you kind of stumble upon when looking for it. It's got great views, and apparently used to be the wall surrounding the Thessaloniki Acropolis, but that's about it. The walk up there is very, very, (and I cannot stress this enough) very steep, surprisingly so, considering we were walking up streets that people live on. The thing that I really enjoyed ...
... luggage at a charming little hotel and took a bus tour to orient ourselves, then began to walk to the sites we wanted to visit. As we walked, huge gray clouds began queuing up to take turns watering. We dashed for the nearest cafe and encountered a trim man in his 50's? skillfully playing the saxophone. We thoroughly enjoyed the pleasant sounds of mellow sax with lively rain. But the real treat was our conversation with the sax player who described ...
... Roman bath and getting hurt with lances on the orders of Emperor Galerius. For a while, there was just a small monument in his honor, but in the 5th century a church was built. A fire consumed that building in the next century, but it got rebuilt. When the Ottomans came in 1453, the church spent 500 years as a mosque. In 1917, another fire consumed 80% of the city, including the church. Reconstruction began in 1949, and now it's one of ...