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very beautiful

this is a well kept and beautiful church-centrally located and easy to find and seems to be the... read more

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Omer, Israel
UNESCO World heritage Monument !

Agia Sophia is the largest and most famous Byzantine church in Thessaloniki, Greece . The church... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teddy V
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Agia Sofias, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

this is a well kept and beautiful church-centrally located and easy to find and seems to be the meeting place for the young people at night

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agia Sophia is the largest and most famous Byzantine church in Thessaloniki, Greece . The church was built in the 7th century, on the ruins of a large, five-aisled basilica dated to the 5th century A.D. It was the metropolitan church of Thessalonike, dedicated to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Church with gorgeous gardens, looking like medieval times, that it will bring you moments of another century and maybe knight stories!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A place hard to miss. I am definitely not a church expert but the mosaic ceiling is very impressive.

1  Thank Ove S
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour to the history of the city from the Byzantine empire to the Ottoman Empire to the free city of Thessaloniki

Thank zoechriso
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

UNESCO lists this church because it's over a thousand years old and has been a mosque for a few centuries during that time. Today it's very much a working church with lots of Thessalonikans revering the icons as the tourists admire the ancient architecture. The...More

1  Thank Walpy
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Large church in a prominent position in the city but underwhelming. Many other more interesting churches.

Thank rapeat
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is a stunningly wonderful experience. How the construction was achieved remains, to me at least, a mystery. Just stunning.

1  Thank Sebmax
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Went here during week around 2-4pm Really nice church with calm vibes. Recommending to come with respectful clothes (no jeans or short skirts)

1  Thank Rehtacka007
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church! It is a miniature of the Agia Sofia in Istanbul. Free entrance. Hop on & off bus stops there.

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May 8, 2017|
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Response from Marc A | Reviewed this property |
churches are usually open in the morning till about lunch time..
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July 7, 2015|
Response from TheodosiaGa |
It has no entrance fee. It has only certain visiting hours during daytime through the week and after religious ceremonies that are held there. And from dressing code, wearing short trousers is not allowed. Hope I helped you... More
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