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Thessaloniki - Hagia Sophia of Thessaloniki Hagia Sophia of Thessaloniki
It is one of the most important churches of the city and it was built in the mid of the 7th century AD in the exact spot of a big Early Christian basilica that was destroyed by the earthquake of 620. It was the cathedral of Thessaloniki during all Byzantine period, it was turned into a Roman Catholic church during Frankish rule and then a mosque from 1523 until 1912 when it was turned again into an Orthodox church. Inside the church you can see mosaics from the period of Iconoclasm and murals from the 11th century. The church is open every day.
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