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City in West Macedonia

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Kozani

The illuminated Nikis Square of Kozani during the night, with the clock tower visible on the left of the picture.
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Nikis Square, Kozani

After a radical reconstruction from 2014 to 2016, the historical square, was transformed into a meeting place and came closer to the public.

The illuminated top of the clock tower of Kozani during the dusk.
↓ S   < 1km

Clock Tower of Kozani

« Mamatsio »

This is the 26 meters high belfry of St. Nicholas church, from 1855, next to the city's main square.

People in traditional clothes, holding a jug of wine, are singing around the lit metal cresset.
photo: Makedonas
↘ SE   < 1km

Carnival Customs & Rituals of Kozani

« Fanoi - Fanos »

The Fanos is the most distinctive local carnival custom that turns whole city to an open-air festival.

The front part and the main entrance of St. Nicholas church in the city of Kozani.
↓ S   < 1km

Church of Saint Nicholas, Kozani

Erected in 1664 and reconstructed in 1721, is the third oldest church of Kozani, dedicated to the Patron Saint of the city.

The exterior of the Vourkas mansion that follows the patterns of the distinctive Macedonian architecture.
↙ SW   < 1km

Mansion Vourkas

« Arhontiko Vourka »

A building founded during the 18th-century, that is a typical example of the Macedonian architecture.

A picture of a building that houses the Historical - Folklore and Natural History Museum of Kozani.
photo: Makedonas
← W   < 1km

Folklore and Natural History Museum of Kozani

Contemporary institution with exhibits that visualize the region's historic and cultural evolution.

Displays with exhibits in a room of the Archaeological Collection Museum of Kozani
photo: Lucky Eye
↖ NW   < 1km

Museum Archaeological Collection of Kozani

Housed in a city-center traditional mansion, it hosts exhibits from the Prehistoric to the Roman era.

A room of the Museum of Contemporary Local History of Kozani, with exhibits in displays and photos hanging on the walls.
← W   < 1km

Contemporary Local History Museum of Kozani

Inaugurated in 2006, aims to transfer to younger generations knowledge about the regional history.

The paths of the Municipal Park of Kozani among the trees during the evening.
photo: Makedonas
↙ SW   < 1km

Municipal Park of Kozani

Located in the south part and very close to the center of the city, it is a large green area ideal for families as well as for runners.

A part of the facilities of Kozani National Airport.
photo: YPA
→ E   ≈ 6.5km

Kozani National Airport

« Filippos »

Small airport with the name of the King of Macedonia that has limited infrastructure & cannot serve big aircrafts, while it has flights to Athens.

A panoramic photo of the artificial lake of Polyphytos and the Neraida bridge that crosses the lake.
photo: Makedonas
↘ SE   ≈ 24.2km

Lake Polyphytos & Neraida Bridge

A large artificial lake created parallel to the Polyphytos hydroelectric power plant (1973), which is crossed by a 1.372 meters long bridge.

The remains of the Byzantine fortified castle of Servia.
↘ SE   ≈ 31.9km

Remains of Byzantine City, Servia

Ancient Servia was an important Byzantine fortified center, founded in the 7th century, consisted of the Acropolis, the upper and lower town.

Christmas manger in the snowy center of Ptolemaida.
↑ N   ≈ 35.3km

Ptolemaida Town

Provincial town with that is for decades the most significant energy center of Greece, due to its lignite deposits and energy production plants.

The Nochtaria geological formations close to the settlement of Mikrovalto.
↓ S   ≈ 39.2km

Geopark of Mikrovalto & Livadero

Distinctive geological formations that compose a unique natural landscape at Kozani countryside.

The yard of Agios Minas, the main church of the village of Emporio.
photo: Erisa Desu
↖ NW   ≈ 39.9km

Emporio Kozani

Built at the foothills of the homonymous mountain, it is an old traditional settlement ideal for quiet and relaxing vacations.

The church of Panagia Soumela at Kastania, Imathia with some guests at the yard.
↗ NE   ≈ 42.5km

Panayia Soumela Church, Kastania Imathia

The pilgrimage of Kastania that revives the Panagia Soumela monastery of Trapezounta.

The snowy slope of Seli ski resort where the chalet and many guests are visible.
photo: Taspozi
↗ NE   ≈ 45.8km

Seli Ski Resort, Kato Vermio

The first and the largest ski resort of the country of Greece that was founded in 1934 and attracts many guests on an annual basis.

Questions & Answers about Kozani

Why Visit Kozani?
  • A city that respects tradition and is remarkably open to contemporary evolution.
  • Culinary destination famous for its traditional architecture & its pretty scenery.
  • "Fanos" is a very distinctive local Carnival custom.