Early Cristian and Byzantine monuments of Thessalonika

Early Cristian and Byzantine monuments of Thessalonika

The city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, for several centuries the second-most important city of the Byzantine Empire, played an important role for Christianity during the Middle Ages and was decorated by impressive buildings. In 1988, fifteen monuments of Thessaloniki were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites:

Thessaloniki City Walls (4th/5th centuries)
Rotunda of Saint George (4th century)
Church of the Acheiropoietos (5th century)
Latomou Monastery (6th century)
Church of Saint Demetrios (7th century)
Church of Hagia Sophia (8th century)
Church of Panagia Chalkeon (11th century)
Church of Saint Catherine (13th century)
Church of Saint Panteleimon (14th century)
Church of the Holy Apostles (14th century)
Church of Saint Nicholas Orphanos (14th century)
Church of the Saviour (14th century)
Vlatades Monastery (14th century)
Church of Prophet Elijah (14th century)
Byzantine Bath (14th century)

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The city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, for several centuries the second-most important city of the Byzantine Empire, played an important role for Christianity during the Middle Ages and was decorated by impressive buildings.

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