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Ayios Nikolaos Orfanos

Apostolou Pavlou, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Ranked #4 of 73 Attractions in Thessaloniki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Did a short trip from our hotel, got the bus, lots of shops, some touristy, but there are also some nice little shoe and clothes shops. Also lots of jewellery shops everywhere. Plenty of bars and restaruants although didn't get the chance to try them out.

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thessaloniki
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Incredibly beautiful paintings - orthodox icons. The church also is very interesting concerning it's architectural style.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was not easing finding the place and we had to roam a bit to finally reach the place. This works both in favour and against the church. While it is not easy to find, being tucked away gives the place a nice little charm. The place seemed to be quite peaceful too. You need to be early at the... More

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Callington, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Thanks to the reviews on this site, we made an effort to find this little treasure. We searched everywhere to find the opening hours and found nothing. Unfortunately when we arrived at 4pm, the church was closed. It lies in a fascinating quarter of the city and looks charming through the locked gate. But be sure to note that IT... More

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UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This small, beautiful church, is worth the effort to find. It is rather tucked away, and is like a small haven of peace.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

There is something in its yard, something in that church that moves me every time I am visiting it. Do try to visit it during Easter time. The experience will be unforgettable.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

the monastery is surounded by old vyzantine walls built at least 1000 years ago.You have to know exactly where it is in order to find it. Once you find it and you garden the relaxation that the garden offers you is unbelievable

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malaga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

this church even though is not so popular,has amazing mosaic,is free entrace as all churches in this town and worths a visit. if you find someone ask details of its history.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

So old, so down to earth and close to heaven as well... So byzantine with ancient greek remnants around... So Greek...

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thessaloniki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Everything is unique: the church, the view from outside, the lady who is responsible and of course the wall painting

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