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Galerius Arch | Kamara 5/5 (2)

Galerius Arch Thessaloniki - Kamara Galerius Arch, was build in Thessaloniki just before the 305AD as a memory of the victorious wars of Galerius against the Persians. It is located in the eastern part of the historic city of Thessaloniki, and was part of a serious of buildings close to the ancient racecourse [...]

Rotunda Thessaloniki No rating results yet

Rotunda Thessaloniki Rotunda, and the Arch of Galerius are two of the most popular monuments of Thessaloniki. Rotunda, was build during Roman times (approx. 306-308AD). Other say it was build to serve аs a temple for the Olympic god Jupiter or for Cabiri and other say that it was build to become the [...]

Thessaloniki City Walls No rating results yet

Thessaloniki City Walls Thessaloniki city walls, date back to the Thessaloniki's Byzantine times and are of a great archaeological interest. The city walls were build in order to protect the city from attackers from its north side. They were built as an addition to the Roman city walls and more additions plus some [...]

Acheiropoietos Church No rating results yet

Acheiropoietos Church Thessaloniki Acheiropoietos church, (or else great church of Virgin Mary) dates back to the 5th century (around 431AD) and it is one of the oldest temples of Easter Christianity that has remained a temple through all the years of its existence. As such it is included in Thessaloniki's Unesco World heritage. [...]

Saint Demetrios Church No rating results yet

Saint Demetrios Church Thessaloniki Saint Demetrios church, is situated on Agiou Dimitriou street in the centre of Thessaloniki close to the Roman Agora. According to various sources, approximately between 303-306AD, a very small private chapel was first built in the position that Saint Demetrios is located today, by the Christians of Thessaloniki in [...]

Saint Sophia Cathedral No rating results yet

Saint Sophia Cathedral Saint Sophia Cathedral, or Aghia Sophia, was build at the late 7th to early 8th century in the position were an early Christian Basilica of the 5th century was. In 1204, Saint Sophia Cathedral was converted to a Catholic cathedral after the city was conquered by the Fourth Crusade. During [...]

Latomou Monastery | Osios David 5/5 (3)

Thessaloniki Unesco Church | Latomou Monastery | Osios David Latomou Monastery - Osios David, is a located at the old city of Thessaloniki, very close to the area were Agias Sofias street ends as we walk to reach, at the north of the city, its old town. It is a very small but [...]

Thessaloniki Byzantine Baths No rating results yet

Thessaloniki Byzantine Baths Unesco Heritage Thessaloniki Byzantine Baths, are located at the old city of Thessaloniki (Upper Town) below the Latomou Monastery. The baths dates back to the late Byzantine times 13th - early 14th century and are the only baths that are saved from that period. The baths were operating non-stop from [...]

Church of Prophet Elijah No rating results yet

Thessaloniki Church of Prophet Elijah Church of Prophet Elijah, is located at the old city of Thessaloniki alternatively called also "Upper Town". It was built during the 14th century (approx. around 1360-1370). Based on small-scale excavations and studies that have been contacted around the temple, the Church of Prophet Elijah, was probably built [...]

Church of Saint Nicholas the Orphan No rating results yet

Thessaloniki Unesco Church of Saint Nicolas Orhpan The church of "Saint Nicholas the Orphan", is inside the old city of Thessaloniki, very close to the east city walls and its old Castle. The Church of "Saint Nicholas the Orphan" dates back to the Byzantine period, the beginning of 14th century (approx.1310-1320). It is [...]