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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have the time, pop into this beautiful little church and check it out. It is on Ermou Street, actually the square, so chances are you will be near it at some point and you can miss it. There are usually people just outside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were here, just walking around Hadrian's Library and came across this little church, which looked really nice. Unfortunately, we were told we could NOT take photos inside. Shame really, and I don't think they had postcards either.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dragon789wv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this delightful little Church while visiting the Orthodox Churches. Lovely place to spend time, especially in the fall. The docent was so gracious, even though we had a bit of communication issues.The Greeks are amazing, definitely friendly, and very delightful people!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So interesting to see this very old 11th century church in the midst of the main shopping area of Ermou Street. We didn't go in but probably should have.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this little church while sightseeing around the Monasteraki area. A great impression of what the old Orthodox Churches looked like.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joanita R
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This is beautiful church here.The architecture is beautiful. The inside of the church is pretty. This is a functioning church.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This small historical church is located right in the middle of a bustling shopping area. Once you enter, you will see signs that request no photography and no touching of the paintings. The walls are beautifully painted with art that is symbolic of the time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlieV2011
Reviewed 18 October 2018

It is still somehow unbelievable for me how this church ended up in the middle of what is the busiest shopping street in Athens. A pity, as the little church is really something special...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheRealGelatoGirl
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Several places in Athens some smaller structures are still standing in the middle of the road, just beside newer buildings. To walk around and look at those are truly amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 241erikw
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This Orthodox Church is near by the Flea Market. Since I was in the neighborhood I visited the church. It is a small church and fairly quickly visited inside out. However, it is really beautiful and certainly worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Today, 15/7/2018, I visited the church and when asked which are the hours, I have been told the following: A. from Monday until Friday: am : 09:00-14:00 pm : 16:00-20:00 B. Saturday and Sunday: am... More
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