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The present cathedral of Thessaloniki is dedicated to Agios Gregorios the Palamas and it is situated at the centre of the town, at the intersection of Metropolitan and Agias Sophias streets. In the same place, existed a church in honor of Agios Dimitrios, which was the metropolis of Thessaloniki during the Ottoman occupation. T

The present cathedral of Thessaloniki is dedicated to Agios Gregorios the Palamas and it is situated at the centre of the town, at the intersection of Metropolitan and Agias Sophias streets. In the same place, existed a church in honor of Agios Dimitrios, which was the metropolis of Thessaloniki during the Ottoman occupation. T

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Latomou Monastery (also known as Monastery of Osios David) is located in Ano Poli of Thessaloniki, in the south west of Vlatadon Monastery. Concerning the historical background of the church, though it has not survived until nowadays in its first form, we can find certain pieces of information in a 9th century text (VII “Naration” of Ignatius).

Latomou Monastery (also known as Monastery of Osios David) is located in Ano Poli of Thessaloniki, in the south west of Vlatadon Monastery. Concerning the historical background of the church, though it has not survived until nowadays in its first form, we can find certain pieces of information in a 9th century text (VII “Naration” of Ignatius).

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In the northeastern part of Ano Polis of Thessaloniki on Eptapyrgiou Street, in rocky and steep terrain, there is built the monastery of Vlatadon the only one of the numerous Byzantine monasteries of the city that has survived until today, still even in use. The foundation of the monastery - which is stavropegic, that means it belongs to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople -is placed immediately after the mid-14th century.

In the northeastern part of Ano Polis of Thessaloniki on Eptapyrgiou Street, in rocky and steep terrain, there is built the monastery of Vlatadon the only one of the numerous Byzantine monasteries of the city that has survived until today, still even in use. The foundation of the monastery - which is stavropegic, that means it belongs to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople -is placed immediately after the mid-14th century.

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The Bey Hamamı is located in the center of Thessaloniki, east of the church of Panagia Chalkeon, at the junction of Egnatia, Aristotelous and Metropolitan Gennadius streets. This is a great Ottoman bath, which - as we learn from Arabic inscription - was built in 1444 by Sultan Murad B’. The building, the first of its kind built in the city, just a few years after its conquest by the Turks (1430), was double, which means it was intended for both men and women.

The Bey Hamamı is located in the center of Thessaloniki, east of the church of Panagia Chalkeon, at the junction of Egnatia, Aristotelous and Metropolitan Gennadius streets. This is a great Ottoman bath, which - as we learn from Arabic inscription - was built in 1444 by Sultan Murad B’. The building, the first of its kind built in the city, just a few years after its conquest by the Turks (1430), was double, which means it was intended for both men and women.

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In the northwestern part of Ano Poli of Thessaloniki, at the junction of Sachini, Ious and Tsamadou streets, there is an elegant church of the late Byzantine period, that of Agia Aikaterini, the construction of which is placed by the late 13th century until the first decades of the 14th century . This is a complex four-columned registered cruciform church with a closed arcade to the western, southern and northern side, which in the east ends in two symmetrical chapels

In the northwestern part of Ano Poli of Thessaloniki, at the junction of Sachini, Ious and Tsamadou streets, there is an elegant church of the late Byzantine period, that of Agia Aikaterini, the construction of which is placed by the late 13th century until the first decades of the 14th century . This is a complex four-columned registered cruciform church with a closed arcade to the western, southern and northern side, which in the east ends in two symmetrical chapels

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The church of Agios Minas is located in the southwest part of the center of Thessaloniki, near the sea and the port, at the intersection of King Herakleiou and Ionos Dragoumis streets. The oldest written reference to the church is found in the Life of Agios Gregorios of Decapolitou (first half of 9th century), but there are ...

The church of Agios Minas is located in the southwest part of the center of Thessaloniki, near the sea and the port, at the intersection of King Herakleiou and Ionos Dragoumis streets. The oldest written reference to the church is found in the Life of Agios Gregorios of Decapolitou (first half of 9th century), but there are ...

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At the center of Thessaloniki, at the junction of Iasonidou avenue with Arrianou street, there is the church of Agios Panteleimon, the construction of which is placed in the late 13th-early 14th century.

At the center of Thessaloniki, at the junction of Iasonidou avenue with Arrianou street, there is the church of Agios Panteleimon, the construction of which is placed in the late 13th-early 14th century.

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The Church of Ipapanti is situated at the center of the town at the junction of Egnatia street with Agapinou street, across the Arch and the Church of Panagia Deksia. At the same area, there was the known by patriarchal documents Monastery of mr.Ioel, which was dedicated to Panagia. This monastery was declared in the early 16th century as a metohi of the Monastery of Agia Anastasia of Halkidiki. I

The Church of Ipapanti is situated at the center of the town at the junction of Egnatia street with Agapinou street, across the Arch and the Church of Panagia Deksia. At the same area, there was the known by patriarchal documents Monastery of mr.Ioel, which was dedicated to Panagia. This monastery was declared in the early 16th century as a metohi of the Monastery of Agia Anastasia of Halkidiki. I

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Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximilianus, simply known as Galerius, was born at around 250 A.D., near Serdika, today’s Sofia of Bulgaria. His parents were peasants while he used to be a shepherd in his youth, being, however, brave and disposing wittiness, he managed to overcome his humble descent and gain a successful career in roman army where he quickly climbed to the highest ranks.

Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximilianus, simply known as Galerius, was born at around 250 A.D., near Serdika, today’s Sofia of Bulgaria. His parents were peasants while he used to be a shepherd in his youth, being, however, brave and disposing wittiness, he managed to overcome his humble descent and gain a successful career in roman army where he quickly climbed to the highest ranks.

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The church of Nea Panagia, formerly known as Megali or Trani Panagia, is dedicated to the Assumption of Panagia. It is located in the southeastern part of the center of Thessaloniki, near the sea, at the beginning of the road Dimitrios Gounaris and between Tsimiski and Metropolis streets. As evidenced by the marble inscription over the south entrance of the building, the temple was built in 1727

The church of Nea Panagia, formerly known as Megali or Trani Panagia, is dedicated to the Assumption of Panagia. It is located in the southeastern part of the center of Thessaloniki, near the sea, at the beginning of the road Dimitrios Gounaris and between Tsimiski and Metropolis streets. As evidenced by the marble inscription over the south entrance of the building, the temple was built in 1727

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