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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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If you come to Thessaloniki to splurge and pamper yourself, book a room at one of the city's five-star hotels, providing spacious rooms packed with amenities, as well as access to rooftop bars, ground-floor restaurants, and fitness facilities. Centrally located hotels also provide secure parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, and quick walking access to the city's top attractions. On the other hand, if all you need is a comfortable bed and a warm meal, consider a budget-friendly hostel or family-run inn in the residential areas outside the city's central area.
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  • Agios ( Saint ) Dimitrios is the biggest Greek Ortodox church. Situated on walking distance from the town central Aristotelus square.  more »
  • Church of Agios Demetrios is in the city center. A church you must pay a visit to. Below the church there are ruins of the ancient one and it is like a museum. Agios Demetrios is the saint that protec...  more »
  • A central church where visitors can witness current services but absorb some of the traditions of Thessalinki of the middle ages.  more »
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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 !!!
  • Nice holy place, free admission, the underground crypt was closed though
  • Be there on Sunday in the morning.
  • This impressive, Orthodox Christian church is dedicated to St. Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki.