sightseeing

There are plenty of places of historical and cultural interest to visit while in Thassos:

Museums:

The Vagis Museum

Dedicated to the famous sculptor Polygnotos Vagi (1894-1965) who worked on sculpture with diverse stones

Kalogeriko

In the center of the ancient port of Thassos. It hosts exhibitions of Greek and foreign artists

Archaeological Museum

Located in the capital of Thassos, Limenas, near the ancient market. The Museum houses collections of archaeological finds from the 7th century BC as the 7th century AD

Folklore Museum of Theologos

The rooms are finished to represent a typical mediterranean house of Thassos. In the open space on the ground floor and exposed gears of various traditional occupations of the island (farmer, farmer, fisherman, carpenter, blacksmith, etc.)

Folklore Museum of Limenaria

The museum is located in Limenaria. Exposed everyday items such as traditional costumes, photographs, ceramics, tools of a carpenter.

 

Historical places:

Alikes

The legend says that in ancient times, this place was ruled by Queen Alice. Today, behind the houses lining the shore, you can see the ruins of the ancient settlement.

Ancient Theatre

The theater of Thassos existed from the 5th century BC,  but what the visitor sees today is the Roman phase, when it became a performance space for naval and hunting battles, so an orchestra was added and it gained a monumental two-storey tent. The theater is in the process of restoration, since granted for performances of the events of the local festivals.

Acropolis

The acropolis of one of the major city-states of ancient Greece, which continued to form and in the Middle Ages is worth visiting.

The citadel had fortified marble walls and was the last defense in an emergency. The wall of the citadel was built by the first settlers. It was used even as a vault where they kept the riches of the city. At various times, however, repaired and strengthened. Walking beside him easily discern the different phases.

Ancient City

The ancient city of Thassos was unearthed in 1911 during excavations of the French Archeological School.

The harbor consisted of two parts: the war was closed and saved from this two jetties and the open which was used for commercial ships.

The market, the ancient political, administrative and religious center is the most important archaeological monument of the city of Thassos.