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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Inside the Rotunda, you can see how amazing the construction is. The mosaics are very special as well. Well worth a visit, its an impressive building

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 2016_jeni
Reviewed 8 March 2018

At first sight just a very large space. But look better and you see enormous mosaics. Most of these have been restored in the past years and show now what they have been like hundreds or maybe thousands of years ago. Stones in all kinds...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JvGTS
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I was here with my family. This is a huge monument, very old, well preserved. We were all impresed, but I recommend more signs about how to behave inside. There were groups of students, they were quite loud, without respect for the historic building and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank matejami
Reviewed 27 February 2018

An ancient building used as a temple .. In the medieval ages was a church for the christians and after the city was conqeured by the ottomans became a muslim mosque..

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

As the name implies it's main structure is a round structure with several wings added to its overall design. It also has kind of an obelisk next to it which is quite Romanesque in my opinion. I didn't go inside but it looks to be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sam L
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Do not miss this. It is very close to the Uni. The Rotonda stands there since the roman era- It is as important as the ''pantheon '' in roma Same era-same architecture

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The Rotunda of Galerius is located in the city center or close to the city center. It is the oldest monument in Thessaloniki and for me was fascinating how it changes functions thru the time. It was a Roman mausoleum, Christian church, Muslim temple, back...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank LeaM1408
Reviewed 4 January 2018

It was closed as it was a holiday and we did not go inside. The Rotunda was supposed to be a mausoleum or a temple for local god, not specified. Whichever, it is a magnificent. It was converted in the VI century into a church....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jivko V
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Architecturally reminiscent of the Pantheon in Rome and the less well known Santa Costanza, this is an early 4th century Roman building later converted into a church. Its original purpose is uncertain, but my guess is mausoleum. Look UP when you're inside to see the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank David P
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Roman built, served as a mausoleum, later as a christian church an during the Ottoman occupation as a mosque. Many beautiful niches with mosaics and if you to to the middle of the building, your minf is going back to the old ages.Outside the minaret...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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