How many stories have you ever imagined for a city. Thessaloniki has so many stories to tell us. And a heart made of such stories. The heart of the stories of the city...

This is an official submission for the 2016 Apps4Thessaloniki competition - Tourism edition.

Enjoy!

Thessaloniki is a city full of stories that have been unfolding over 2300 years. They are the stories of her people, of her visitors, of her friends.

Thessaloniki has many stories to tell us.

Add your story too and contribute to the heart-mosaic, made up of pebbles; The heart of the stories of the city!

While much of Greece struggles to attract tourists in difficult economic times, the country's second city Thessaloniki is enjoying a renewed interest.

Rajan Datar discovered that many were attracted to the city for its slower pace, history and culture and a new campaign for more visitors was being targeted at those on cruises, younger people and lesbian and gay tourists.

The year 2016 marks the 2400 birth anniversary of the great Greek thinker Aristotle.

In May 2016 year Thessaloniki will host the "World Congress on Aristotle: 2400 years" organized by the Interdisciplinary Center for Aristotles studies of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Another Congress, dedicated to the great Greek, will take place in Athens on 10 July 20, 2016.

Greek summer would not be summer without the frappe, and here in Thessaloniki where it was "invented" we should probably put it on the city's coat of arms.

People are asking about frappe on Quora!

But why not come to Thessaloniki and drink as much ice coffee as you prefer?

A beautiful city with much ancient history, churches and monuments like The wight tower, Rotonda, Kamara, Agia Sofia, Agios Dimitrios and more.

Here is a very nice presentation of the city made by a local. Enjoy!

Jews played an important role in Thessaloniki and many parts of the city do have the memories written on them

Nowadays the visitor can visit Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, the Holocaust Memorial and one of the city’s two historic synagogues, Monastiriotes' Synagogue or "Yad Lezikaron" Synagogue.

Here is the code of this project stored on Github.

GitHub is a Web-based Git repository hosting service. It offers all of the distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) functionality of Git as well as adding its own features.

So this is technical but if you know this is the place to contribute to this project.

A great series of photo slideshows for Thessaloniki using old photos. Because there is nothing better than photos to remember your past.

Credits to the "Group Old Photos of Thessaloniki" on Facebook.

Thessaloniki was first fortified by Cassander when he first founded it in 315 BC. The walls of Thessaloniki as we see them today are the result of construction, extension, and repair work that went on from the fourth century BC to the period of the Ottoman rule.

They were originally 8 km long. Unfortunately only 4 of them survive today...

But still the view is gorgeous!

It has been noted that Galis was not only a legendary scorer, but was also a great play maker and passer. The majority of his points scored came inside the paint due to his penetrating ability. Galis' midrange jumper was one of his biggest offensive weapons, being able to consistently pull it off under pressure. His post game was excellent as he used his strength and leaping ability to counter...

The Church of Saint Demetrius, or Hagios Demetrios in Greek, is the main sanctuary dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki (in Central Macedonia, Greece), dating from a time when it was the second largest city of the Byzantine Empire.
It is part of the site Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki on the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 1988.Paleochristian