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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  • Well kept and well protected. Very popular religious place to visit. I must see it once again when the church organ plays.  more »
  • One of the amazing churches i ever visited You will feel the spirit of christianity once you are in Beautiful place  more »
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