Byzantine Era to Middle Ages (330 to 1453)

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Church of Christ Saviour No rating results yet

Thessaloniki Unesco Church of Christ Saviour The Church of Christ Saviour, is located very close to Galerius Arch and Rotunda and it is a monument that was originally built to honor the Virgin Mary. The church was built in the mid 14th century (approx. 1350). The monument was probably a funerary monument as [...]

Church of Panagia Chalkeon No rating results yet

Unesco Thessaloniki Church of Panagia Chalkeon The Church of Panagia Chalkeon is located under the surface of Egnatia street, close to the Roman Market and Aristotelous Square. The church was built during the beginning of the 11th century (approx.1028). The Church of Panagia Chalkeon was built exclusively using red bricks and due to [...]