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Quaint church on highest point of Athens

We went not particularly to see the church, but rather to have lunch and take in the panoramic view... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Johnathan_Wee
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Singapore, Singapore
Take a taxi then walk down, highest pt in ATHENS

Learned about this little gem from taxi driver. There are 3 restaurants at the top of this... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bcr8tve
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The Woodlands, Texas
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A lovely 19th century Greek Orthodox Church.
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Athens, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went not particularly to see the church, but rather to have lunch and take in the panoramic view at the top of the hill. Indeed it was beautiful like all greek orthodox churches. It is rather small but its probably not meant to serve...More

Thank Johnathan_Wee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Learned about this little gem from taxi driver. There are 3 restaurants at the top of this mountain just below the chapel. The best things are the view, breeze and no hoards of people. This monastery is a delightful part of your ATHENS itinerary. We...More

1  Thank Bcr8tve
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We took the touristic approch with cable-car ( very slow and pricy ), walking through the monopoly of the restaurant on the hill ( pay per view ) and finally arrived at this tiny little church. Church done in a minute and then enjoyed the...More

2  Thank Stefan G
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

The Chapel of Saint George is located at the top of the highest hill in Athens - Mount Lycabettus! If your visiting Mount Lycabettus to take in the famous view of Athens it is definitely worth a quick look inside this tiny whitewashed church

Thank Nick and Angel S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

After hiking up Mt Lycabettus we were met by the Chapel of St George. This beautiful little white chapel stands proud on top of the hill with outstanding views across the whole of Athens. Inside the chapel provides a quick respite from the hot sun...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed April 15, 2018

A beautiful little chapel with a lot of artwork and paintings at the top of one of the best vantage points in the area.

Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

The chapel is on one of the hills of Athens and I would like to say that the church itself looks big from outside and as you go in you discover that is a small church. Also as you go in you discover that there...More

2  Thank SebastianDB
Reviewed January 9, 2018

This little white chapel is dedicated to St. Georges, and is constructed right on the rocky point of the top, you can see still some rocks, and I visited it on the hight of Lycabettus hill, you can light a candle and have a wish;...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Worth the visit but only if you have the time. Other than the chapel and a restaurant, there isn’t much up there. No doubt the view of Athens is great from up there, the similar 360 view of Athens city can also be seen from...More

Thank wolfverine
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Im not really a church person so only popped my head around the door as my wife had gone in to light a candle, very small but spectacular views from outside, where there are also a couple of "tat" vendors.

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By far the ritziest neighborhood in town, Kolonaki is
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stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by
dressing in their finest and spending hours in the
trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most
expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
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Christia S
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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ThePurposetoTravel
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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