Notorious place in the past turned into one of the most main point of interest in the city.
The White tower is as white as it used to be, but still it is the most remarkable place in the town. In the past it was a defensive fortress that in the course of time became a place of executing people. Because of its bloody history it was called The Bloody tower? then it was whiten to get rid of the bloody past. Now the notorious place became a museum.
How to do?
1. There is a huge building in a cylinder shape on the Thessaloniki quay.
2. Before coming up to the highest point, walk through the museum halls to immerse into the city history.
3. Come up to the tower and admire the stunning view of the city and the Aegean Sea bay.
Where to do?
The White Tower
The White Tower is the most famous and recognizible place of interest in the city. Here is a notorious history of Thessaloniki inside the tower and a breathtaking view of the city outside.5
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