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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  • We walked into this beautiful church at run-time, before heading back to the hotel. The structural aspect is that of many churches that we Europeans well know, enriched by wonderful mosaics and icons. Definitely worth seeing.
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  • It is a very interesting Orthodox Church to know. It is well located and beautiful architecture. Good visit.
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