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Church of Ayia Sofia

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Address: Ayia Sofia 36, Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone Number: 031 270 253

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Amazing place with historical value and nice architecture. Just in the heart of the city centre. A nice coffe place also just inaround the corner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Amazing place with historical value and nice architecture. Just in the heart of the city centre. A nice coffe place also just inaround the corner.

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Minsk, Belarus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A major landmark, a large church of typically Byzantine build, worth a brief visit. The interior pretty much lacks decoration (‘thanks’ to Iconoclasts & then Turks), but there are some remains of frescoes & a big refined mosaic on the ceiling (that one's impressive). Also, as long as you're in this area, don't miss the St. John's catacomb which is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is very nice and historical but you can not compare with the one in Istanbul. Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is much nicer and historical.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

its a very peaceful place where you can feel the heritage of the old architecture and historical Turkey

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glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is worth visiting to see the outside minaret which dates from the Ottoman occupation and the interior which is lovely. The capitals of the columns are worth studying and there are good mosaics in the dome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very well kept this is a much place to visit don't forget to visit below the church ancient site. Also a great point to meet up with friends easy access to transport and the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I remember this church when me and my wife used to live in Thessaloniki. Feeling so blessed! Everything was perfect!

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Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It is a normal size church, but when you are inside there, you feel great. the gloriness of this Church.. its a place that you can be calm.

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Bucharest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Agia Sofia (the Saint Sofia) church is one of the oldest in town and just by see its ground level one can learn how lower was the city of Thessaloniki almost 2000 years ago and how much the wind and the time could change and elevate the city up-ground, actually by several meters. Then, the church inside shows all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place is located in the city and walking distance to many hotels. Has many history and we highly recommend to anybody to visit this place

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Address: Address: Ayia Sofia 36, Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone Number: 031 270 253
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Central Macedonia  >  Thessaloniki Region  >  Thessaloniki

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