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 nice and quiet, hardly any people here, to the stop and admiring the beautiful frescoes. Recommended
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  • The Church of St. Demetrius is the religious symbol of Thessaloniki that every visitor must be visited and pilgrimage to the relics of St. Demetrius and to descend in the catacombs beneath the Church.
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  • Beautiful church in the city center, worth to take a look. If you have time it's very interesting to see how the local people is doing in the church.  more »
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