5 Churches in Athens You Shouldn't Skip Visiting

Greece, Athens Guide (B): 5 Churches in Athens You Shouldn't Skip Visiting

The churches from the city of Athens are beautiful historic places, some of them built over ancient Greek temples. Some of them are large and imposing, but most of them are small constructions, crammed between other buildings or… tucked under them! There are many churches to visit in Athens where you can admire Byzantine works of art, but here are my top choices. Make sure you don’t skip seeing them!

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Agios Nikolaos Ragavas is located in Plaka, not far from the Anafiotika area. The church was built in the 11th century and it originally belonged to a Byzantine family called Ragavis, hence the name. Time and the 1821 Revolution changed the appearance of church Agios Nikolaos Ragavas, though part of the original construction was restored in the 1970s. Among the churches to visit in Athens, this one is a must for its historic importance in particular. It is supposed to be the first church to ring its bell in celebration of the liberation of Athens from under the Germans, in 1944. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Churches in Athens You Shouldn't Skip Visiting
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mirela Vaduva
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.the-travel-bunny.com/churches-to-visit-in-athens/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Agios Nikolaos Ragavas
  • Agia Ekaterini
  • Agios Ioannis Theologos
  • Agia Dynami
  • Church of St. Isidore

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