For anyone who likes churches or beautiful ceilings this shouldn't disappoint. The walls and ceilings are stunning, with lovely stained glass windows adding colour. Entry is free.
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Inside, this is one of the smallest Cathedrals that I have seen with just 120 seats, but it is beautiful to see, with some lovely plain coloured windows and other intricate features, and a huge coloured dome. Outside, the large square lends itself to the...More
Beautiful church in central Athens, in Mitropoleos Square. Finally the construction is over and the scaffolding is down! This is a "must see" in Athens. Even if you only stop in for a few moments, you must visit.
Located right in the heart of the Plaka area. Beautiful cathedral with awesome architecture. Services are held on Sundays. Lots of places to buy items relating to religion located very near the cathedral. Nice places surrounding for a coffee, most frequented by locals.
It is such a nice cathedral in the middle of Athens. The square is also very nice in front of it! It does not matter whether it is daytime or night time this cathedral is so elegant like a woman! :-)
It's got a rather corporate-sounding name but this cathedral, built in the mid-1800s, is the parish of the head of the Greek Orthodox religion. It's not a very imposing building in terms of size, and certainly not grand in the style of other large cathedrals...More
The Metropolitan Cathedral (Mitropoli) will probably be heard before it's seen! it's bells ring out around central Athens on the hour so if you don't stumble upon it as you wander, you'll be drawn by those bells! it is a few blocks from Syntagma in...More
after many years of restorations to preserve this monument now you can enjoy the architecture even if you are relegious or not.
The Metropolitan Cathedral is on Metropoleos Square, right is Ayios Elefttherios chapel. I think it's the oldest Cathedral; on the square there are several cafés and restaurants; It's a charming church of the 12 century and dedicated to Virgin Mary; It's the Cathedral of Athens,...More