Church of Our Lady


Posted by kostas nianiopoulos on Fri May 10, 2024 9:20 am

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Kapnikarea or Church of Our Lady of Kapnikarea is the name of a small, Byzantine church that dates back to the 11th century and is located in the center of Athens, on Ermou Street, the most commercial street in the historic center of the city.

The church is dedicated to the Entry of the Virgin Mary and belongs to the University of Athens, thus it is called "Holy University Church".

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by david fletcher on Fri May 10, 2024 9:46 am
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Such a lovely church to find in the center of Athens. Nice one Kostas.
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by Carol Clarke on Fri May 10, 2024 3:31 pm
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Amazing how this beautiful little Byzantine church has survived tucked away in the centre of town Kostas!

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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat May 11, 2024 5:58 am
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Lovely view of this ancient church. It looks fairly well maintained. I wonder if people can go inside.
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by kostas nianiopoulos on Sat May 11, 2024 9:47 am
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Cynthia Crawford wrote: Lovely view of this ancient church. It looks fairly well maintained. I wonder if people can go inside.



yes they go inside the ti works every day 100%  and the holy days as well xmas easter e.t.c also tourist can go inside to see  if they want for free 
 

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