Macedonia Churches

Macedonia churches

Information about the Churches in Macedonia, in Greece but also information about churches and monasteries in many locations of the region: The Byzantine architecture is one of the most prominent forms in Macedonia. All around Greece you will such well-preserved examples of religious art and surviving buildings from that period. During the Byzantine times, Thessaloniki had many monumental buildings, towers and certainly beautiful churches. Today, examples of these artistic forms exist and survive in Thessaloniki dating from the 9th century. Such works of art is the church of Saint Demetrius (Agios Dimitrios), a huge basilica that is the cathedral of Thessaloniki. The churches of Agia Sofia and Panagia Halkeon also date from the Byzantine times and distinguish for their interesting structures.

Actually in all the region of Macedonia, the churches have an interesting architecture style. The oldest churches are made of stone and have grey stone roofs, while the most recent churches have red-tiled roofs. Very popular monastery in Macedonia is the Monastery of Panagia Soumela, in close distance to Vergina. Generally every town of Macedonia has its own church and many monasteries in the region.

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