Metamorfosi tou Sotiros Church

Metamorfosi tou Sotiros Church

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, that is chiseled stones surrounded by thin bricks and thick wall plaster.

It is said, that Odysseas Androutsos is buried near the church. He was imprisoned by Gourds in Acropolis during the War of Independence of 1821 and was found dead at the foot of the Sacred Rock in 1825.
 

 


Churches of Historic Center
Metropolitan Cathedral
Panagia Gorgoepikoos Church
Metamorfosi tou Sotiros Church
Agios Dimitrios Loubardiaris Church
Panagia Spiliotissa Church
Pantanassa Church
Agios Nikolaos Ragavas Church
Agioi Apostoloi Church
Agia Marina Church


 

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