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Serres, Greece - The Macedonian City That You Should Visit

Country: Greece Administrative region: Central Macedonia Regional unit: Serres Mayor: Petros Aggelidis Population: 76,817 Area: 601.5 km2 Density: 128 /km2 (331 /sq mi) Map: Google maps
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Serres
Mayor: Petros Aggelidis
Population: 76,817
Area: 601.5 km2
Density: 128 /km2 (331 /sq mi)
Map: Google maps


Serres is a city in Macedonia, Greece. It is situated in a fertile plain at an elevation of about 70 metres (230 feet), some 24 kilometres (15 miles) northeast of the Strymon river and 69 km (43 mi) north-east of the Macedonian capital, Thessaloniki. The Vrontous and Menoikio mountains rise to the north and east of the city, respectively. The city is the capital of the regional unit of Serres and is situated at the eastern edge of Central Macedonia. Its municipal population was 76,817 in 2011.



Tourist attractions in Serres


Natural Places

St. John the Baptist [source]

Lailias Ski Center [source]

St. Anargiri's Valley [source]

Lake Kerkini [source]

Strymonas River [source]

Aggiti's Canyon [source]

Cave of Alistrati [source]


Archaeological Places

Archaeological Museum [source]

Akropoli - Koulas [source]

Amfipoli [source]

Ahmet Pasha Mosque [source]

Bezesteni Mosque [source]

Tzitzirli Mosque [source]

Mustafa Bey Mosque [source]


Traditional Buildings

Regional Theater - Nasioutzik Building - Malliou Residence - Oumbertos Argyros Residence - Maroulis House Residence - 3rd High School of Serres


Historical Places

Fort Rupel [source]


Monasteries and Temples

I.M.Eikosifoinissas [image source]

I.M.Akritochoriou [image source]

I.M.Ag.Kyriakis [image source]

I.M.Profiti Elias [image source]

I.M.Timiou Stavrou [image source]

I.M.Analipseos [image source]

I.M.Kirykou & Iouliti [image source]

I.M.Panagias Vyssianis [image source]

Ekkl.Ag.Georgiou [image source]

Ekkl.Ag.Theodoron [image source]

Ekkl.Ag. Nicholas [image source]


Thermal Baths

Geothermal Springs of Sidirokastro, Nigrita & Agistro
Sidirokastro - [source]         [source] - Sidirokastro
Nigrita -  [source]         [source] - Nigrita

 Agistro -  [source]        [source] - Agistro 


Other important buildings and places

Serres City hall [image source]

Regional entity of Serres [image source]

National Bank of Greece [image source]

Eleftherias Square [source]

Higher education - Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Serres [image source]

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Omonoia Sports Centre [image source]



National Stadium of Serres [image source]





Railway station [image source]


Bus Station


Serres Municipal Stadium
[image source]

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Sporting teams


                 Ethnikos Gazoros FC               Panserraikos FC                    Ikaroi Basketball Club                   

Ethnikos Gazoros - Football League  Panserraikos - Second National Division  Ikaroi Basketball Club - Greek A2 Basketball League


Notable Residents


Emmanouel Pappas
Leader of the Greek War of Independence in Macedonia



Konstantinos Karamanlis
(8 March 1907 – 23 April 1998), leader of ERE (Ethniki Rizospastike Enosis) and founder of Nea Demokratia party, four times Prime Minister of Greece, the 3rd and 5th President of the Third Hellenic Republic.


Stratos Dionysiou 
(1935-1990), singer




Glykeria
Singer




Giorgos Kapoutzidis
(1972), scriptwriter and actor




Efstathios Tavlaridis
Football player




Angelos Charisteas
Football player


by Greg Dallas

Source: wikipedia.org

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