Larissa is a city located in Thessaly region of Greece. It has a population of about 160.000 people which makes it the largest city in the region and the 5th largest in the country overall. The name of the city is of Pelasgic origin and means ‘stronghold’. The area has been ihabitted since the Paleolithic Age and the city is believed to have been founded in about 2000 BC. The city is particularly known as the place where the father of medicine, Hippocrates lived the last years of his life and died. You’ll see in this album some photos I took while spending some days in the city during the 2017 Christmas period.
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