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Hagios Demetrios, Thessaloniki

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Dedicated to the patron saint of Thessaloniki, represents one of the city's most recognizable Byzantine structures. Designated as a World Heritage Site, the church was built when Thessaloniki was one of the urban centers in the Byzantine Empire. Admire well-preserved mosaic panels from the 8th century, which depict scenes from Saint Demetrius' life and are rare examples of religious art from the so-called Using our world travel planner, Thessaloniki attractions like Hagios Demetrios can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you're in town to visit the Church of Agios Dimitrios which is the patron saint of the city. Don't forget to view the catacombs where martyred Saint.
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  • Light temple, a Christian basilica of St. Demetrios (Solun) with rich and complex history is even a world heritage site. At least for these reasons, it is worth to visit. In addition, there is what to look for: marble columns, very interesting capitals. Beautiful, emotional place. p.s. Red tourist bus also stops here.
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  • Amazing that all Greeks will episkefthoyn if they love the orthodoxia. Interesting sights and historical tour of catacombs. Martyrikos place of Saint but was and of this church in the heart of the Church in ragizei ... great dakryzeis ... on exit. Do you want to xanartheis.
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  • Even if you're not the religious type, this is a very interesting place both for its architecture and its history. Be sure to check out the visiting hours and prepare to spend some time inside. It's worth it.
  • This impressive, Orthodox Christian church is dedicated to St. Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki.
  • Beautiful old church
  • Must Visit for Orthodox or no. Special Architecture . Typical example of Byzantium era. Visit also the catacombs
  • A must see in Thessaloniki. The church is located at the site of St. Demetrios' martyrdom and contains his relics. The basilica is also one of the largest in Greece.
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