The Roman Forum of Thessaloniki is the ancient Roman-era forum of the city, located at the upper side of Aristotelous Square. It is a large two-terraced forum featuring two-storey stoas, dug up by accident in the 1960s. The forum complex also boasts two Roman baths, one of which has been excavated while the other is buried underneath the city, and a small theater which was also used for gladiatorial games. Although the initial complex was not built in Roman times, it was largely refurbished in the 2nd century. It is believed that the forum and the theater continued to be used until at least the 6th century.



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Founded: 2nd century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Greece

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Craig Sungail (11 months ago)
Easy to find and see from street level. No explanations of the site though Google can explain a Roman forum.
Alexia Tsigka (11 months ago)
Interesting location a little bit further up than popular Aristotle square in the centre of Thessaloniki i
lordchampane Sylvester (14 months ago)
It's a beauty of ancient Greek ingenuity, it's a master piece of art and creativity.
Mohammed Sheikh (15 months ago)
It helps people in every effort. This is an excellent organization that works very well. I loved it very much and its employees were very good
Mahdi “Jbsajudgrwyuklop” Salhi (17 months ago)
beautiful in every season, it is connected to Aristotelous square with cafés, bars, restaurants and art gallery all around it
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