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Church of Agios Dimitrios

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Agiou Dimitriou 83, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very old church with history coming from the byzantine and Roman Era but not much and being a bit far from the rest tourist places its not something I would recommend visiting if you are just for a few days in the city.

Thank chris k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Orthodox church which belongs to Constantinopole patriarchy. Yellow flag with double headed black eagle.

Thank Gundjalo N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A historical church in the city of Thessaaloniki. It is dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki . Very large in size with a very interesting interior ! It is part of the site Palaeochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki on the list...More

Thank Teddy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended for those that believe in Christianity! Great temple, we were lucky to pay our respect (προσκηνήσαμε) Agios Demetrios holy lodge (σκήνωμα).

Thank Byron D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this church on the actual St Demetrious day 26/10/2018, thousands of people gathered to pay homage in this magnificent church it was truly a spiritual experience It will be remembered for many years to come

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is beautiful inside, the history is amazing and it's not hard to get to or to get inside, as always wear appropriate clothing, it is a church.

Thank NicoleRiveraRivera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful church inside and outside. I strongly recommend to visit. No payment requested and it is possible to light candels. During my visit there were two celebration, a Baptism and a wedding, it was georgous.

Thank Zuhaira N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the biggest greek ortodox church not far away from City center of Thessaloniki. The tomb of their great saint Dimitrios.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church is named after Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki who is a Christian martyr of the early 4th century AD. locals use it as a pilgrimage site as his bones are in a shrine there. The roman baths below are also worth a visit.

Thank DuvetLeeds
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We have heard of the Patron Saint of the city so came to pay tribute to him in this Church. What surprised us completely are the crypts! We didn't expect to find them under the Church. It was only after we returned to our hotel...More

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sunliteak
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Baly50 | Reviewed this property |
Michelin says opening times are : daily 8am-10pm - crypt: Tue-Thu 8am-3pm, Fri 8am-1.30pm, 7pm-10pm, weekends 7.30am-2.30pm (closed Mon)
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Theresa D
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Response from Arthur A | Reviewed this property |
Monday is a holy day. Church will be open for Mass! Visit the catacombs!
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