Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika, Thessaloniki

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World heritage site · Monument · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The city of Thessaloniki in Macedonia, Greece, for several centuries the second-most important city of the Byzantine Empire, played an important role for Christianity during the Middle Ages and was decorated by impressive buildings. In 1988, fifteen monuments of Thessaloniki were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites:

City Walls (4th/5th centuries)

Rotunda of Saint George (4th century)

Church of Acheiropoietos (5th century)

Church of St. Demetrios (7th century)

Latomou Monastery (6th century)

Church of St. Sophia (8th century)

Church of Panagia Chalkeon (11th century)

Church of St. Panteleimon (14th century)

Church of the Holy Apostles (14th century)

Church of St. Nicholas Orphanos (14th century)

Church of St. Catherine (13th century)

Church of Christ Saviour (14th century)

Blatades Monastery (14th century)

Church of Prophet Elijah (14th century)

Byzantine Bath (14th century)
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  • Historically and culturally speaking it is the most important monument in Thessaloniki! You need to visit inside with a professional tourguide who will tell you about!  more »
  • If you enjoy culture and history in Greece then you must see the Byzantine buildings. I love the Byzantine era in Greece and these buildings reflect that time. It’s all part of the cultural...  more »
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