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Beautiful old chapel at the top of the mountain

Lovely little chapel located at the top of Mount Lycabettus. It is possible to look around inside... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
paulyb3000
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The Soul Of Greece - a great example of...

On the top of the Likavittos mount sits this simple yet rich little Church witnessing for the... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
EliFarah
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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Lovely little chapel located at the top of Mount Lycabettus. It is possible to look around inside too as it is usually staffed.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

On the top of the Likavittos mount sits this simple yet rich little Church witnessing for the essence of the Hellenic culture. The 360 degree views over all of Athens up to the Mediterranean sea and the far mountains will carry you out to a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

The best sunset view over Athens. Avoid the restaurant though, it's overpriced and nothing extraordinary.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

This is a nice church that sits on top of Lycabettus mountain they can be reached by the cable car up the mountain fit 7.60eu round trip or by walking. It’s very nice with the Orthodox style walls. Worth seeing given its location and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Beautiful place on a cliff, from where the view of Athens is something special, unique, magical. Once visited it, you won't forget it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Federica D
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

This pretty little Orthodox Chapel is located atop Lycabettus Hill. You can take a funicular to the top for a small fee (CASH ONLY). The church is free to visit, and is very small. It is an interesting thing to see, and has a pretty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Small church atop Lycabettus Hill dating back to the late 19th century. Hours are sporadic, however, even if you do not have an opportunity to peek inside, the views across Athens make a visit here worthwhile. There is a small restaurant adjacent to the church....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The chapel is small but intensely decorated. There is no seating although I did notice some folding chairs. There is a separate bell tower which you can see when you look up at Lycabettus Hill. There may be services.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan7
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

You have to walk up quite a few steps to get to the entrance to the mono rail that takes you to the top of the mountain. It costs €7.50 return per person. The chapel itself is very small. There is a little old nun...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

This is a beautiful little chapel on a hilltop in the middle of Athens accessible by cable car, elevator or you can walk up the mountain if you're able-bodied. Even when you get off the cable car there are a number of steps to climb....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Donna L
March 24, 2019|
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Response from Federica D | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, but you can reach it on foot. The view from there is stunning, especially when the sun is going down.
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June 12, 2017|
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Response from Geraldine J | Reviewed this property |
We went up by cable car and walked down.
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September 1, 2016|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
We had a leisurely walk up through the park and actually stopped half way for a bit of lunch ! Not too hard a walk or you can catch a Taxi to near the top or the cable car/funicular to the Restaurant nearby.
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