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4 weeks ago
“Pretty and calm oasis in middle of city”
28 Aug 2019
“Nice church ”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Calm oasis in a bustling area of Athens filled with bars and cafes. Nice place to find respite from the buzz.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank aroundtheworld247365
Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

Nice old church It deserves to visit it if you have a car The sister was mad when I asked her to return me the rest of 10€ which I bought some candles I like the church

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 21 May 2019 via mobile

Lovely church in an old area currently undergoing a lot of upgrading and rejuvenation with some good restaurants and cafes nearby.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 April 2019 via mobile

I came across this church during my walk of the Monastiraki neighborhood. Went inside and said my prayers after admiring the beauty of this church. I met a male employee and asked him about the name of the church. Thinking I might forget its name,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The "Agia Irini Church", built in 1846, is an excellent example of a Greek Orthodox Church in the Byzantine style and was Athen's main Cathedral for many years. It is located on the beautiful and busy "Agia Irini Square", with newly renovated neoclassical buildings, converted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Lovely church in the center of athens. The church itself is beautiful, although what makes it so special is the square around it. It is full of cafes and restaurants in which to cool off after a long day of sightseeing. Great place in an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We walked by the Agia Irini Church whilst in the area and made sure we stopped to admire the the building. It is an interesting Cathedral to look at and very well maintained. Be sure not to be wearing shorts if you want to go...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tomj932
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Even though we just saw it from the outside, it was really nice and a pleasant surprise to bump into it as you are wandering the city center at night. The facade is gorgeous. I hope to come back to see its interior.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Beach-Dew
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The area is profuse, commercial, 'Venetian', jewel studded. Pre-modernity structure ambiential, imposing, mystical, unique in the deprived and depraved ecclesiastical Greek capital. Despote the rhetorics Athens lacks a consistent ecclesiastical plumage. This is of its finest accoutrements to be a taken in consjunction with Kapnikarea,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Bartolomeo d
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had the good fortune to visit Ayia Irini Church during Easter week, during our two week stay in a nearby hotel, in Athens. It's a really lovely church with beautiful architecture features and icons. It's only about two minutes walk from Monastiraki square. It's...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Dimitris L
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