Thessaloniki - Paleochristian Monuments of Thessaloniki, St. Demetrius church.

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Paleochristian Monuments of Thessaloniki, St. Demetrius church.

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(19 reviews)
City center, Thessaloniki, Greece
55 mins

About the tour

Saint Demetrius was Greek, born and raised in Thessaloniki the period that the city and the whole ancient Greece was under the Romans. He martyred for his Christian faith. Honoring him, an early 5th century basilica was built over the spot of his martyrdom and his grave. Why is he depicted wearing a military uniform? Impressive 5th and 7th century mosaics of special value and beauty decorate its interior walls. Can we enter? What else is to discover? Which is the surprise of the day? Join Maria Easy Guide to the first of a series Byzantine art and UNESCO monuments of Thessaloniki.

Meet Maria - Easy Guide

Maria - Easy Guide

Maria Kyriakidou has been working as a licensed tourist guide certified by the Greek Ministry of Culture since 1990. Maria has specialized in Greek archaeology, travel, and the impact of ancient Greek culture on the modern world. Always enthusiastic and passionate about her job Maria is constantly seeking ways for upgrade her professional services by providing fresh ideas, and unique experiences. As part of this drive to improve customer satisfaction, Maria founded Easy Guide Tourism Services,, a full-service Destination Management Company. Easy Guide Tourism Services, with its network of selected professional tourist guides and tourism specialists all over Greece, promotes culture, local history, mythology, nature and Greek products through thematic tours, gastronomy, and alternative forms of tourism.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Thessaloniki with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 55 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Thessaloniki. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Migdalia R.

15 June 2021

This was my first tour and the best tour I ever had. Maria is so passionate about what she do and her country and so informative that I simply love it. No only I get to see as I was there but I learned so much history . Outstanding job Maria. Kisses and hugs from New York!!

Kris T.

13 June 2021

Thanks Maria for a wonderful tour today. I really enjoyed this outing with you.

Ana O.

13 June 2021

Excellent tour and excellent guide.

Lori K.

13 June 2021

Wow! What a great tour. So much history and beautiful art. Would have liked to have seen the dome when we were in the matroneum as well. Looking forward to her other church tours!


13 June 2021

She is very good!!

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