Church of Agia Sofia
Church of Agia Sofia

Church of Agia Sofia

Top 1% of attractions in Thessaloniki
8 / 10

3 expert reviews

“The Church of Agia Sofia (St Sophie), dating from the 8C, is remarkable for its huge size and unusual design; the layout of a three-nave basilica is combined with the Greek cross layout and a dome.”

– Michelin Guide

"Like the majestic Ayia Sofia in Constantinople (today's Istanbul), Salonika's namesake has an impressively large -- in fact, an astonishingly large and astonishingly technical -- dome. " Full review
"The founding date of this church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the focal point of the city's Easter and Christmas celebrations, has been the subject of disagreements over the centuries." Full review

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