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Church of Agios Dimitrios

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Agiou Dimitriou 83, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days 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 6 days ago

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

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week ago 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

Thank BlondeBunny
Reviewed 1 week ago

In P. Mela, 42. A Byzantine Church like the one in Istanbul ( that became a Mosque). must be visited. very interesting for everybody.

Thank mr S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a must visit when you are in town. just walk straight from aristotelous square (àbout 10 minutes walk).

1  Thank rowarowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big and nice decorated orthodox church with big catacombs for free. On yard of church is located also free toilets. Church also provide blankets for covering knees or shoulders. Ideal visiting time is before lunchtime.

1  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited as a group and it was accompanied by a local tour guide, therefore it was very interesting to hear about the history and the importancy of the place

2  Thank dan b
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Agios Dimitrios was rebuilt after the big fire of 1917 and it shows. All the brickwork in the upper part is visibly new and takes away the charm that must have been there in the past. The inside is vast and luminous, but it was...More

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A beautiful Greek Orthodox church with traditional styles as well as a taste of the past in the way the walls inside have been left intact throughout history. It also houses the relics of three saints, which is a blessing.

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sunliteak
8 January 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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