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Church of Agia Sofia

22 Ayia Sofia, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece
+30 231 027 0253
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I think you should see there. The view is very nice. It iş near the aegean sea. The sea is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Özgün Yapım ф
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Izmir, Turkey
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Worth the Time for a good visit

Led by the map from tourist information, our self-guided shore excursion of Thessaloniki from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike P
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22 Ayia Sofia, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I think you should see there. The view is very nice. It iş near the aegean sea. The sea is beatiful. It is ahistorical place.

1  Thank Özgün Yapım ф
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Led by the map from tourist information, our self-guided shore excursion of Thessaloniki from the Prinsendam comfortably walked the city streets. There were plenty of street signs pointing the way to the Paleo - Christian Agia Sofia. The outsides are impressive and very photogenic. The...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is nice enough. Very beautifull chandelier. But also very warn out with and in need of restauration.

Thank RikkeRasmussen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another Byzantine church built in the 7th century. It is a smaller version of one of the same name in Istanbul, Turkey. As with all these churches it is fantastically decorated inside with paintings and frescoes. Truly magnificent, don't miss it.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is so big and beautiful!! The colours are amazing! I think you can visit it only in the morning. It is free

Thank George T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church was modelled on the famous Agia Sophia church in Constantinople. On the site where it was built at some time in the 8th century, had previously stood another church which had been built in the 3rd century. So this is a very historical...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

They said that this like Agia Sofia Church in Istanbul. Definetly you must stop here. It is one of the landmarks of Salonic.You can do photos without flash.

Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

There are a couple of things to see in Salonic and beside the beautiful seaside, White Tower, Rotonda and Gallerius Arch I would place Agia Sofia also.

1  Thank Ema R
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The church of Agia Sofia is an impressive building with an almost intimidating number of features and icons. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank sophiadunning
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I walked nearly forty minutes to see the church. When I got there, a wedding has just finished and there were guests enjoying a reception in the courtyard. Even though the ceremony was over and these guests were all outside, the caretaker would not let...More

Thank DEtraveler
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8 May 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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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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