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Agios Dionysios Areopagitis Catholic Cathedral

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Address: 24 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 999-20, Greece
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Nice Catholic Cathedral

It is a nice Catholic Cathedral to visit and to attend mass if you are there on Sunday. Sunday mass is at 7:30, 9:30, 11 and 6:30pm (in English.)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It is a nice Catholic Cathedral to visit and to attend mass if you are there on Sunday. Sunday mass is at 7:30, 9:30, 11 and 6:30pm (in English.)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Agios Dionysios Areopagitis Catholic Cathedral is very impressive, majestic, Holy cathedral. The architecture leaves you with unforgettable experience, you can enjoy the Mass every Sunday.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Most churches in Greece range between tiny and small. This one is impressive, not only because of its size, but also because of its location. If you are interested in churches, this is definitely an important one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

I went to Mass here on two consecutive Sundays before doing a little research to discover its history. Marble steps lead up to the impressive interior of this Cathedral, which was built in 1865. The church has three aisles . The marble pulpits donated by Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph 1 during his visit to Athens in 1869. Ex King Juan... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

I think this is the only catholic cathedral of Athens. A beautiful one specially when decorated for a wedding! Don t get confused: the avenue used to be called Panepistimiou but now it s called Eleutherios Venizellou, same as the airport. It s located close to the syntagma square, between Akadimias avenue and Stadiou. It almost starts at syntagma and... More 

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Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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