The City of Volos in Thessaly: The city of Volos is located at the foot of the peninsula of Pelion in the center of Greece. It is situated at an approximately equal distance between the country’s capital, Athens, and the second major city, Thessaloniki. The city of Volos is the politic and economic capital of the prefecture and has a population of 71,000 inhabitants. Volos is the main export centre of Thessaly. The city of Volos was founded in the mid 19th century. It is a lively town. The city has an important waterfront which is lined with many pastry shops, cafes-bars, restaurants and mezedopolia.
The waterfront is also the place where local people go for a stroll which is a walk before or after dinner. The place gets really crowded during Friday and Saturday nights. The surrounding streets are also of interest as they are bustling with life. The streets are very commercial with many shops. The municipality has made a lot of efforts to transform Volos into a pleasant city, with many paved streets that cross the city.
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