Thessaloniki is Greece's second largest city teeming with history, beauty, and culture waiting to be explored. This destination has seen the rules of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires and is filled with ruins that radiate with a strange and nostalgic charm. The city is abundant with art museums, towers, squares, and other feats of architecture apt for history and culture buffs. However ancient Thessaloniki is, it is also unwaveringly modern, with a bustling nightlife and entertainment scene as well as a unique cuisine that younger travelers would enjoy delving into. After all, this location is renowned for birthing some of the greatest musicians, artists, poets, and thinkers.