Church of St. Demetrius

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The temple is dedicated to St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki - a christian saint who lived in Thessaloniki in the 4th century. During the middle ages, he came to be revered as one of the most important Orthodox military saints, because he played an important role defending his city from the enemies. The cult of St. Demetrius is widespread in Serbia because of the friendship and closeness of Serbians and Greeks.