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Chapel of St. George

Athens, Greece
+30 21 0721 0701
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the church is not the attraction

The views from the top are the real gem here. The chapel is pretty boring and super small. ride... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
daqattaq
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Fort Wayne, IN
Nice chapel atop Mount Lycabettus

Nice surprise to find a Greek Orthodox chapel on top of Mount Lycabettus. The chapel was built... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sowellman
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Boise, Idaho
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A lovely 19th century Greek Orthodox Church.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cable car” (8 reviews)
“degree view” (3 reviews)
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Athens, Greece
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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+30 21 0721 0701
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The views from the top are the real gem here. The chapel is pretty boring and super small. ride up or walk. We rode.

Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice surprise to find a Greek Orthodox chapel on top of Mount Lycabettus. The chapel was built in the late 18th century. The tall belfry was a gift from Queen Olga of Greece in the late 1800s. From the chapel steps are wonderful views of...More

Thank Sowellman
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

You have to walk up the stairs... But it is worth it to see Athens from above. Really nice view and the small church is very nice

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Such a romantic lookout. Highly recommend for all ages. We went as a couple and it was very romantic

Thank manoliandhanna
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Took the cable car up and down.... Much easier than walking the myriad of steps. Wonderful views over Athens from the top where the Chapel is. Beautiful Chapel too...

Thank FCTh
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The 18th century chapel is located at a beautiful point with 360 degree views of the beautiful surroundings. The people in the area are pleasent helpful country folk and the location is perfect.

Thank lawrenceferguson25
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed at The Saint George; a boutique hotel for nine days. The hotel....centrally located in a great spot...walking distance to The Square, Plaka, and many restaurants , shopping, close to everything....hiked to the Chapel. The weather was beautiful. People are generally friendly.

Thank Knakita M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a lovely landmark more than anything else. It is on top of Lycavittos hill, the highest in Athens, the other one being the Acropolis. The little chapel was built around the 18th century, fell into disrepair and was rebuilt later. No-one really knows...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

After you reach the top of Lycabettus Hill, by cable car or hiking, you may take a moment of relax and pray for all good to you, to your family and friends. This can be done at Saint George Chapel, an Orthodox one, painted in...More

Thank Lucian M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It was a beautiful, clear and crisp morning in mid November of 2016, when we took the funicular to the top of the hill. The views from every direction were stunning. I was amazed at the size of Athens and the density of the homes...More

Thank cadeauxetonnants
Nearby
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
By far the ritziest neighbourhood in town, Kolonaki is
home to most of the chic boutiques and designer label
stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by
dressing in their finest and spending hours in the
trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most
expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
couple of notable museums and cultural institutions,
which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper
...More
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Christia S
12 June 2017|
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Response from Geraldine J | Reviewed this property |
We went up by cable car and walked down.
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ThePurposetoTravel
2 September 2016|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
We had a leisurely walk up through the park and actually stopped half way for a bit of lunch ! Not too hard a walk or you can catch a Taxi to near the top or the cable car/funicular to the Restaurant nearby.
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