Grand Mitropolis CathedralCurrently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
- Address: Metropolitan Square, Πλατεία Μητροπόλεως, Athens 105 56, Greece
- Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +30-2103221308
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Cathedral
The Grand Metropolis Cathedral is better known as the Athens Cathedral or the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens. It is one of the relatively modern buildings worth seeing in the city. The old stone church looks very lovely located in this historic place. Built in the 1800s it throws light on the medieval era in Athens.
The lovely paintings and engravings are certainly worth seeing. Often we tend to look at Athens as an ancient city so it is surprising to see this monument from the recent history here. Built in 1862, this cathedral was constructed after Athens was declared as the capital of Greece.
The Grand Mitropolis is also the seat of the bishop and an important centre for Greek Orthodoxy. A visit here is a must if you wish to look at its beautiful colouful Byzantine – style frescoes inside.
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7.69% of people who visit Athens include Grand Mitropolis Cathedral in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
34.09% of people start their Grand Mitropolis Cathedral visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Grand Mitropolis Cathedral
83.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Grand Mitropolis Cathedral
Beautiful church and open to tourists when a service is not being held.
Modern looking church on the outside but quiet a beauty on the inside for the decor and what not. Worth a short detour or visit if you happens to last by. Obviously a stop in for those who wants to light a candle or pray. Free admission
Beautifull church in the midlle of Athens. Take a moment and contemplate in silence and light a candle for your loved ones. Nice.
Beautiful large Greek Orthodox church at a lively location of the historical centre of the city of Athens. The square is pretty nice too, the architecture is an interesting one.