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Tag : Veria

Veria – Βέροια!

It is the capital of the Imathia province, a gorgeous town that has a lot to offer to the visitor. Veria is right next to the archaeological site of Vergina and many historical monasteries, not to mention that the town  is a site by itself! The town has two museums, an Archaeological and a Byzantine […]


Monastery of Saint John the Baptist, Veria

It’s an old monastery dedicated to Saint John the Baptist that rumor has it was a holy hermitage as early as the 9th century AD. The monastery was founded in the 14th century AD and it is built in a truly breath-taking location with panoramic view! Πρόκειται για ένα μοναστήρι αφιερωμένο στον Άγιο Ιωάννη τον […]


Old Metropolis church of Veria!

It’s a temple reconstructed in the 11th century AD. It’s the oldest church in town and one of the largest Byzantine churches in the Balkans area. The wall frescos are as old as painted in the 13th AD century and of great historical importance. Πρόκειται για ναό που ανοικοδομήθηκε τον 11ο μΧ αιώνα. Είναι ο […]


Archaeological site of Vergina – Aeges

The archaeological site of Vergina is one of the most important archaeological sites in the entire Greece. Here were found many ancient royal tombs, among them the one that belongs to King Phillipos the second, father of Alexander the Great. Due to its extreme importance, in 1996 UNESCO announced that the specific monument is officially […]


Hebrew Synagogue of Veria

It is the oldest synagogue in Northern Greece, built in 1850 AD. The building is well preserved and worthwhile to visit. In order to visit the synagogue, you need to call first and make arrangements with the Tourism Mayoral desk of Veria. Πρόκειται για την αρχαιότερη εβραϊκή συναγωγή της Βόρειας Ελλάδας, η οποία κτίστηκε το […]