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roaming_kiwi58 wrote a review Nov 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand2,639 contributions518 helpful votes
There are lots of churches in Thessaloniki and we visited many of them on our self guided walking tour of Thessaloniki. We particularly loved the Byzantine churches. There is some argument as to whether this one, the church of Profitis Ilias, was built in either the 14th or 15th century. Thessaloniki is a good town to do a walking tour and this should be included on your route. We walked all round Thessaloniki from the port, where we arrived on a cruise ship.…
Date of experience: August 2019
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Θανάσης Κ wrote a review Aug 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece160 contributions60 helpful votes
Externally the church of Prohet Elijah is outstanding, but inside it's a little bit disappointing that there isn't much decoration. However, I love that simplicity!
Date of experience: May 2018
Elias Alpha wrote a review Aug 2017
London, United Kingdom655 contributions203 helpful votes
Prophet Elias church is a beautiful church externally, but unfortunately it does not have many mosaics inside. It feels quite empty. But it has a very nice collection of icons that I really enjoyed looking at.
Date of experience: August 2017
r0landbrunner wrote a review May 2016
Zurich, Switzerland1,583 contributions461 helpful votes
while an imposing and impressive building from the outside, with some last remnants of frescos, there is little left inside worth the visit. not a top-ten site therefore, but maybe on your way walking the city. and then worth a short stop anyway.
Date of experience: May 2016
Fionayael wrote a review Jun 2015
Canberra, Australia175 contributions71 helpful votes
Perhaps not as much visited as some other nearby churches such as Agias Dimtriou, Osios David, and St Nicholas Orfanos , this impressive 14th century church deserves a visit. You can call in as part of your tour of churches in the Ano Poli (Old Town), Thessaloniki. The church has an imposing dome over 5 M in height and the architecture is a local one called agioreitiko or athoniko. For that reason alone, and the amazing brickwork 'arches', it deserves a visit. …
Date of experience: June 2015