Went there because it was highly recommended. It is a quite unusual round old church. An old impressive building with an interesting structure and nice old paintings on top. I loved the echo sound inside it, which made it seem more holy. Not a world-wonder but worth a visit.
Still in awe from our visit in December 2016...unbelievable building...recently renovated and opened to the public..recommended to travellers and visitors of all ages...
The entrance price was 1 euro and although it offers a very basic history it was well worth the visit. A stunning building but an exhibit of some kind would have been helpful.
Rotonda is absolutely fantastic: there, you can see all the layers of history! A circular building where you can find traits of Byzantine architecture and mosaics, minaret of Ottoman period and other stuffs regarding to orthodox church. Fantastic!
Om superb monument located in downtown Thessaloniki, access to facil.Cupola is impressive monument is the monument and historical data are displayed in English at the entrance.
This is one of the highlights of Tessaloniki . Once inside even though it is an empty structure from the remaining mosaics and frescos you are witness of the struggles over the ages of different religions and different cultures . Somehow I wished that here , and not inside this structure but very close by on the grounds , was... 更多
Even just walking around the outside one can appreciate just how beautifully this building has been designed, detailed and constructed. Again.....just keep walking....so much to see.
Scale and continuity define this magnificent structure. It might not be so pretty from the outside but you will be impressed by the unforgettable space created inside. You are keenly aware that this has been a sacred place ( temple, church, mosque and church again) continuously in use for almost two thousand years! Its crowning glory is the dazzling array... 更多
This one is absolutely worth a visit. Not that you need to spend a lot of time, but you should definitely take a step inside. I was amazed when entering, because it felt like it was larger on the inside than the outside! The entrance fee is reasonable (2 Euros) and you need approximately 20 minutes.