Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens

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Overview

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens was constructed with materials from over 70 abandoned or ruined churches. The interior includes notable frescoes and icons plus a 24 meter high dome.
It is known as the official church of Athens and serves as the headquarters of the Archbishop of Greece.
Right next to the big church is a smaller cathedral dedicated to Agios Eleftherios. This 12th-century church is decorated with 90 relief scenes.

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Country

Greece

Approx. Duration

Less than an hour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

Min. Price

Free

Address

Metropolitan Church of Athens Evangelismos Theotokou, Mitropoleos, Athens, Greece

Spoken Languages

Greek (formal), English

Recommended Age

Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details

Free

Electricity

230V, 50Hz

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