Hagios Demetrios, Thessaloniki

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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  • Devoutness and prayer and a wonderful markets religious accessories from the other at the entrance of the temple. .. all for the money and not for the service of the faithful
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  • We have heard of the Patron Saint of the city so came to pay tribute to him in this Church. What surprised us completely are the crypts! We didn't expect to find them under the Church. It was only aft...  more »
  • Most axiologoys byzantinoys naoys of Thessaloniki! Really worth to go for pilgrimage! In very positive that is anoichtos from 07:00 to 23:00!
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