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Agias Marinas Avenue, Athens 19400, Greece
Thissio / Makriyanni
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The church is located up on a hill as you walk along Apostolou Pavlou so it is easy to spot but if you walk 50 or so metres up Otrineon you can still see the steps carved into the rock that allowed easy access for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Worth visiting for all Marinas in the world :) It has calm atmosphere, interesting paintings and icons (ikony). If you are not Orthodox - worth to ask about the meaning of some actions, which going on in the church. The location is on the hill,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

The church itself is located just south west of the Acropolis on a site just above the Sanctuary of Zeus. The church itself is stunning to look at but it also holds the secret that it is located on a 13AD cave. Very interesting place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Being there for a wedding, I could stay even longer. If you can understand or speak Greek then it's really worth attending the mess as it's not a common one. Priest makes the pray a really holy time as he prays slowly, though very clearly....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We passed this church on our way to the Observatory. We ran into the caretaker and he kindly welcomed us inside for a look around. The church was built in 1924 but it stands on the site of a 13th century cave church. This natural...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianized Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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