Church of Panagia Dexia

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Greece Thessaloniki Central Macedonia church panagia dexia

The church of Panagia Dexia, next to the Arch of Galerius.

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Galerius Arch (Camara)

Galeriu’s arch (Camara) it is situated near the eastern walls of the city, a short distance from the Kassandreotiki gate. It is decorated with sculpted depictions that have suffered significant damage from the air pollution.


Church of Ypapanti

The church of Ypapanti (Hypapante of the Christ) is dated to 1531, certainly not in its present form.

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Syntrivani (Fountain)

The fountain at the corner of Egnatia and Ethnikis Amynis Streets was unveiled on 21 September 1889, and for the period was a real ornament to the city.

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Rotunda is a pericentral construction, unique in Greece. It was part of the palace complex built by Cesar Galerius in the first years of the Roman tetrarchy, when Galerius was based in Thessaloniki.

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Church of Metamorfosis Sotiros

The small Byzantine church of the Saviour, facing the triumphant arch of Galerius, with the square ground plan and the tall - for the dimensions of the church - dome, dates to the mid 14th century.

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Church of Agios Panteleimonas

The church of Agios Panteleimonas, the catholicon (main church) of a Byzantine monastery, is situated in Iasonidou street, near the junction with Egnatia street.

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Old Philosophy School

The old school of Philosophy, of the University of Thessaloniki, was built in 1893 by the architect Vatiliano Poseli.

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Church of Panagouda

At the crossing of Egnatia and Paleon Patron Germanou streets there is the temple of Panagouda or Panagia Gorgoepikoos (photograph at the top). This is the name of a post-Byzantine church it is dedicated to the Birth of Virgin Mary.