Great Continental Railway Journeys

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Athens to Thessaloniki
Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  March 22, 2016
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In this episode: a Greek odyssey from Athens's port of Piraeus north to the city of Thessaloniki, ruled by the Ottomon Turks for 400 years. From Acropolis' delights of moussaka and baklava; Greek national heroes; the first modern Olympic games; to Delphi, where an entire village was removed to excavate the site of the oracle in the 20th century. Michael ends his journey in Thessaloniki, where Greece's King George I was assassinated in 1913.

In this episode: a Greek odyssey from Athens's port of Piraeus north to the city of Thessaloniki, ruled by the Ottomon Turks for 400 years. From Acropolis' delights of moussaka and baklava; Greek national heroes; the first modern Olympic games; to Delphi, where an entire village was removed to excavate the site of the oracle in the 20th century. Michael ends his journey in Thessaloniki, where Greece's King George I was assassinated in 1913.

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