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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  • Very special feeling inside,unusual smell. The saint Demetreus's is famous for his 15 miracles. Great monument of Byzantine epoch.  more »
  • Visit Saint Dimitrios church and truly feel blessed. Light a candle, pray, and take in a bit of byzantine history.  more »
  • I was pleasantlhy surprised that we were allowed to take photos in the church. Not one of the oldest of the Byzantine churchs, but it was one of the few we entered that allowed photos.  more »

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