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Kapnikarea Platz, Athens, Greece
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Kapnikarea is a very small 11th century church near Ermou and Kalamiotou amidst the hustle and bustle of tourists, shoppers, and hawkers. One can walk completely around the building. We found it a place frequented by entertainers of one sort or another—playing instruments or
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Thought to be built in the 11th Century, the Church of Kapnikarea is one of the finest examples of Byzantine architecture in Athens. The church is located on Ermou street in the heart of the Plaka. Worth taking the time to stop and visit
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lovely little church in the middle of one of the most crowded place of Athen. Seems to be held in time and really contrasts with the surroundings
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I visited Church of Kapnikarea in August 2019. It is located at the end of Ermou Street. It is a very interesting and rich little church full of icons and other artifacts. It is worth stopping here for a quick visit and a very good photo opportunity from the outside.
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Perfect summer evening walking through the heart of Athens - lots of people, shops, street musicians and....an ancient Orthodox church. Spectacular.
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