This church is called the Cathedral of Mitropolis. It started construction in 1840 and was completed 15 years later. It is known as the largest and most beautiful church in Greece. Official national ceremonies such as the inauguration of the president are held here. The exterior of the church is magnificent, and the interior is beautifully decorated and resplendent.
This church is very close to the famous Ladies Street in Athens.
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The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens is located in the historic center of Athens, Metropolis Avenue. It is a place dedicated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. This Christian church was built between 1842 and 1862. The original architectural drawings were drawn by Theophilus Hansen, but the later construction still adopted the advice of Dr. Zepos and followed the "Greco- The "Byzantine" style finally embodies the perfect fusion of the traditional Byzantine style of the church and European classical elements.
The symbolic beast bas-relief and the small dome on the door lintel are fascinating. It was originally dedicated to the "virtuous Virgin Mary" and was once the city's cathedral. Although it is now shrouded in the shadow of the Catholic Church in Athens, its beautiful posture and historical value make the cathedral on the side inferior.
It is the cathedral of Athens and all of Greece. Simple and not luxurious. Unfortunately, the church is not open today. I really want to go in and feel it, although I don't understand religion.
The three semicircular arches are very characteristic, and the building looks very beautiful!