The city of Ioannina today is one big cultural and administrative centre, an alived modern city, that is full of life and movement but at the same time it reflects the important social history. A visitor can admire modern the streets, the spaces of recreation, the historical monuments, the many thickets and parks, the hotels, the new modern buildings, but also splendidly old mansions that keep close the harmoniously yesterday with today. In the excellent maintained old mansions one can observe the different forms of architecture that was shaped in each season and draws conclusions on social conditions that prevailed. Very few of them are still lived, certain others were rebuilt and others are used as museums, while most are uninhabited and lend to a large extent in the charm of the city.
The lake Pamvotis is what mainly characterizes the city of Ioannina. A walk near in the lake, particularly at the afternoon hours, will impress you very much. You can also admire splendid landscapes by drinking your coffee or enjoying your food in the restaurants and the cafeterias of the street which is near the lake near the lake . Beginning from the central square of the city of Ioannina, you can make the walk to the road Dodoni, where you will meet the Juridical Palace, the Prefecture and other modern buildings and shops. You can also visit the historical Castle of the city of Ioannina and walk in the narrow streets of the old city, where in your each step find the steps of the history. The city of Ioannina is one of the biggest centres in the Northerner Greece. It allocates University, two hospitals (the Academic and Hatzikosta) theatres, a gallery, a crowd of cultural institutions and all the things that someone can seek in a modern city.