Orthodoxy, Islam and the Greek Revolution through Byzantine Churches

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Duration: 1:30
Provided by Paraskevi
English  |  9:45 AM
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

Overview of the tour in Athens

Through visiting critical Byzantine churches in the center of the Greek capital, you are guided to the impressive story of the struggle of the Orthodox against the Turks during the era of the Ottoman Empire. That led to the outbreak of the Greek Revolution in 1821. Each of these churches tells the story of a personality that stood against Islamic oppression with acts of bravery and gallant giving to the community. Moreover, you will see iconic items that celebrate the radiance of the Orthodox tradition

This activity includes:

  • The Benizelos Mansion (House of Saint Philothei)
  • 3 euros entrance ticket to heirloom of theMetropolitan Church (optional)
  • optional alms at the House of Agia Fotini
  • Dark Attica, a travellers guide book to ancient ans modern sites of human tragedy

Meeting point

Holy Metropolitan Cathedral of the Anunciation to the Virgin Mary Athens

On arrival

You will find me at the entrance of the Holy Metropolitan Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

Free Cancellation

Free Cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. Late cancellation or your non-arrival is not refundable.

English  |  9:45 AM
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Tours Organized by Paraskevi