Church of Hagia Sofia (St. Sophia) is located in the center of Thessaloniki, in the middle of two roads. This Church is one of the oldest in the town. It is Included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Hagia Sophia was built at the site of an old religious complex. Today's building was completed at the time of Leo III. Ornamentation mostly includes mosaics and lately added frescoes.
The church itself was built with the idea to look like the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (Istanbul). From the time of Murad II, when Thessaloniki was under Ottoman rule, the building was used as a mosque.
Since 1912 it was returned back to the Christian church.
Puli Aksiou is the name of a nightclub and disco in Thessolonika.
It features live musicians and regularly plays host to well known Greek singers.
Puli Aksiou is known as a buzukibar.