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83 Agiou Dimitriou | Agios Demetrios Church, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
+30 231 027 0008
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Church of St. Demetrios in Thessaloniki is the most important and largest church in Thessaloniki. St. Demetrios is the protector of the city of Thessaloniki. The church dates back to the time of the Byzantine Empire when Thessaloniki was the second largest city in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Agios Demetrios is the Saint Protector of the city of Thessaloniki. A beautiful church with a unique crypt. History tells that from the Saint's tomb you can still scent the holy unction of myrrh.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Lolitabak
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We hve been there as a group accompanied by a local tour operator. I was very interesting to hear about the historyand to have the good explanation about the orthodox culture/

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dan b
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The stairs going to the underground are next to the altar, on both sides, and very easy to miss if you don't have a guide.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mia D
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The crypt of Saint Dimitrios is a holy place and it is worth visiting when in Thessaloniki. The underground crypt leads you to beautiful garden.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Savvas123
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We came across this by accident as we were wandering one afternoon. It is extremely beautiful and well worth a visit, not only for the crypt but the Church and gardens are stunning.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pixiewifie
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I didn't like this place, was very scary and my children left the church running outside and then a car hit them

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank _nikvandelul
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The founds of the catacombs are really impressive. It is quite difficult to find the way to go down, under the church's foor. The only negative think is that there is not signs with informations and a normal human being like me should use more...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Unterwegs249
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I didn't know about them-till I asked some people outside of the church of st.Demetrius.It is something that you should not miss.Very mystical atmosphere-plus this is the coolest place that someone can be during summer time in Thessaloniki

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marc J
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Part of Greek Orthodox culture and patrimony- worth a visit - lots if amazing artefacts to see and a serene place to reflect and pray. Souvenir shops in front of the church are a bit out of place And kill the ambiance but it’s also...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Santwno | Reviewed this property |
The church is always open to the public and Masses are only held on Saint Demetrios church, not on the catacombs. On Saturdays, Masses are held in the morning (around 07:00 - 09:30)
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