Friday, 08 December 2023

16 Listings in Church / Byzantine Building

Theorias 6, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
The church "Metamorfosi tou Sotiros" (The Transfiguration of the Savior) is located in Plaka. A church of the 11th - 12th Century A.D., in registered cruciform style with a characteristically high dome, it was built with the brick-enclosed system ...more
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Monastery of Kaisariani, Vyronas, Attica, Greece 16121
The Monastery of Kaisariani is surrounded by a tall fence with two gates, one on the east and one on the west side. The monastery was built in the 11th Century and was dedicated to the Presentation of the Virgin Mary. ...more
Mitropoleos & Pentelis, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10557
Under the new modern hotel building (Electra Metropolis Hotel) is an old small church wedged between two columns. This is the church of ''Agia Dynami'' – the Holy Power of the Virgin. Do not pass it by, for it is an oasis of simplicity that has ...more
Platia Mitropoleos 8, Monastiraki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10556
Panagia Gorgoepikoos (or Agios Eleftherios) is a cruciform church with a dome that it is also called "Mikri Mitropoli" (Small Mitropolis), very accurately when one compares its dimensions to Metropolitan Church next to it. ...more
Paleochora, Aegina Island, Attica, Greece 18900
Paleochora is a abandoned place, about 500 meters from the Agios Nektarios monastery. In the medieval times, Paleochora was the capital of Aegina, which at that time lay in the inland for protection against pirates. Around 1800 the capital moved and ...more
Aiolou & Athinaidos, Platia Karitsi, Athens, Attica, Greece
Agia Irini is a beautiful church on Aiolou Street, next to the Agia Irinis Square. The church is well known for its devout atmosphere during the laudations of the Christmas holidays. ...more
Prytaneiou & Epicharmou, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10558
This Byzantine church was built in the 11th Century A.D. by the grandson of Emperor Michael I Rangabe, Paul Xiropotamino. It has embodied in its walls marble pillars and parts of ancient edifice. ...more
Pl. Kapnikareas & Ermou, Monastiraki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10563
The church of Kapnikarea is located on Ermou Street, between the squares of Syntagma and Monastiraki. Kapnikarea was built in the 11th Century on the ruins of another church. ...more
Filellinon 21, Syntagma, Athens, Attica, Greece 10557
The Russian orthodox church on Filellinon Street is dedicated to the Agia Triada (Holy Trinity) and it used to be sometime ago the largest church in the city. It is cruciform with a big dome of 10 meters in diameter. It was built during the ...more
Agias Marinas 1, Thissio, Athens, Attica, Greece 11851
The impressive Church of Agia Marina is located in the area of Thissio on the Hill of the Nymphs and beside the Observatory of Athens. In the courtyard exists a cavernous temple that is dated from the 12th Century. ...more
Theater of Dionysus, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 11742
Above the Dionysus Theater, during the Byzantine Era, a cave housed for the first time the church of Panagia Spilotissa. In ancient times the cave was a Dionysus temple built in 320 B.C. and two Ionian pillars are still remaining from this temple. ...more
Aristeidou & Evripidou, Platia Klafthmonos, Athens, Attica, Greece 10560
The Church of Agioi Theodoroi was most likely built on the ruins of another building. Inscribed slates built-in on the west wall, above the entrance, indicate that the church was renovated in 1065 A.D. by Nikolaos Kalomalos. ...more