(Koimiseos tis Theotokou - The Assumption of the Virgin)
A basilica that belongs to the monastery, whose name it carries. It was built in the 9th Century and during the Turkish occupation, in 1678, was Catholic of the Great Monastery at Kato Pazari.
ิhe Monastery was a weaving center, earning income from the rental of small shops located around its yard and the olives from its olive groves. After 1868, the decline began and Monastery becomes "Monastiraki".
Church of Pantanassa
10555 Athens (Greece)
HOW TO GET THERE
BY ATHENS METRO: 1 (Green Line), 3 (Blue Line), Station "Monastiraki"
BY BUS: 025, 026, 027, 035, 200, 227, 500
BY FOOT: From Syntagma Square, follow Ermou Street all the way down until you meet up with Monastiraki Square, where the Church of Pantanassa is located. This will take approximately 10 minutes.
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