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Address: Apostolou Pavlou, Thessaloniki, Greece

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A village-like church close to the center of the city

As you go towards the Upper Town of Thessaloniki, you slowly leave the hustle of the city and you are transferred to a quiet serene and seriously village-like area. It is a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As you go towards the Upper Town of Thessaloniki, you slowly leave the hustle of the city and you are transferred to a quiet serene and seriously village-like area. It is a bit tricky to find this little church but when you do you 'll be especially rewarded. The temple itself in nothing spectacular but the atmosphere of the garden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

we dicoverd it by mistake, but it's a lovely place to admire. the garden it's perfect to rest after sightseeing

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Yet another little gem of a church in the Ano Poli (Old Town) of Thessaloniki. If grand cathedrals are to your taste, you may not be impressed. Very easy to find. Suggest you go here first, then to Osios David (not that far away) so you can also enjoy a walk through the Ano Poli. Set within generous grounds, enclosed... More 

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

although im am fro thessaloniki i had never been there, just behind the kemal; house, in a very central area but very peacful. the garden around the church is very nice,

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were not lucky to find this nice Church open; it must be fascinating from the inside; the Church well preserved old building and green surroundings makes the place so peaceful.

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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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Lapta, Cyprus
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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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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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Address: Apostolou Pavlou, Thessaloniki, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Central Macedonia  >  Thessaloniki Region  >  Thessaloniki

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