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Hagios Demetrios, Thessaloniki
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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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  • Beautiful symbol for policy and with prostatis. history and beautiful religious sites from christianoys olou TOU kosmou.. should you go ..!!
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  • A must visit in Thessaloniki!. Easy to reach on foot, in the center, a magnificent Orthodox church, definately worth the visit , apart from the wonderful icons the catacomb is very interessting!. Note...  more »
  • Whoever visits Thessaloniki he or she must visit the cathedral of Saint Dimitrios. He is the protector of the town. 
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  • Interesting, but - as so often in Thessaloniki - heavily restored... Whilst I am aware of the importance of the importance of the local saints, for me the real find was the crypt...
  • Go there and take the blessings of agios Dimitrios, the great Saint from Thessaloniki !!!
  • This impressive, Orthodox Christian church is dedicated to St. Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki.
  • 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.
  • Nice holy place, free admission, the underground crypt was closed though