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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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