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Reviewed 3 days ago

When I was in Athens in 2012 the building both internally and externally was covered in scaffold, now the renovations have been completed the grandeur and beauty of the cathedral are revealed. Well worth 30 minutes detour from the Plaka to see. Don't miss the...More

Thank DTG59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Special church at the northern end of the Plaka district with unusual external decoration, marble forecourt and spectacular interior.

1  Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in a large square with sculptures & seating, the Cathedral of the Annunciation was built between 1842 & 1862 in the Greco-Byzantine style. It has a fabulous mosaic over the West entrance & inside has 3 aisles which are decorated with beautiful paintings, icons,...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This cathedral is actually very beautiful both architecturally and interior wise. For anyone visiting nearby areas, you can drop by for a quick visit.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We had no intention to stop there but along the way we decided to stop by and have a look. The inner atmosphere is fabulous and capturing. Icons and paintings speak of a million words. I am glad we stopped by. Nice place and atmosphere.

1  Thank Wassim K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This beautiful Greek Orthodox Cathedral (It is the largest church in Athens, and is also known as “Metropolis”) was built over the 1842 to 1862 period. It has a somewhat modern look, but I like the unusual (or at least to me, although it does...More

1  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was a nice cathedral in the city centre. Next door to it is a small church which is also lovely to see, with a lot of history.

1  Thank Dos123456
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We came across the Cathedral by accident, and had a look around. Inside, the decorations, paintings and icons were very impressive, and the whole atmosphere was very peaceful. A visit is thoroughly recommended.

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The cathedral has a great exterior with beautiful artwork and architecture on the exterior. I didn't go in but the square its in is attractive with a few cafes and some shops leading into the Plaka. It's a much quieter square than Syntagma and this...More

1  Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral close to the hustle and bustle of touristy shops and restaurants. A calm respite and worth a quick peak.

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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
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