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Mitropoleos Square, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

On the side of the main Cathedral in Athens you can see this little church - it's worth a visit, it's cute and quiet, but there are not many pieces of art here.

Thank ANGELO V
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This little church is beautiful and worths a visit if you go to the Cathedral. Its little details will caught your attention. I think it's a little gem.

Thank Beach-Dew
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful little church which you must visit if you are in the area , they say small is even more beautiful

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

So small and if you were to not walk onto the square it's possible you might miss it hidden down the side of the cathedral.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Seemingly there are small churches everywhere. This is another example. You really cant miss it. It was nice but definitely not a must see.

Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This little church is a real beauty, easily missed if you are not looking for it. It is the "Little Metropolis" church, the big one being the Metropolitan Church next to it. It is full of history and worth a look.

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is the small brother of the Metropolitan Cathedral. It is situated nearly next door and looks fantastic! .-) A must to see!

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Next to the Metropolitan Cathedral, at Metropoleos Sq., is the elegant, small church of Panaghia Gorgoepikoos (the one quick to hear), aka Aghios Eleftherios, built in the 13th c. over an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Eileithyia. The church was entirely constructed with the...More

Thank Ion F
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a beautiful little church nestling beside the main cathedral and easily missed if you are not looking around carefully. Do not miss! Lovely architecture work both internal and external.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Oh so quaint and yes little stone church in the shadow of large cathedral in Mitropolis square....single dome. What it lacks in size it gains in beauty...built in 12c over a much older church. Building materials were scavenged from other ancient sites around Athens which...More

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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
...More
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