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Great little temple on the pedestrian zone of Dionysiou Aeropagitou, under the Acropolis. St. Sophia's church is part of the Meropion Institution for helping elderly women.
The church itself has a nice backyard were it can host christening ceremonies etc.
Definitely should visit.
St. Sophia’s Church of Acropolis is part of the Meropion Foundation (founded in 1914). In St. Sophia’s Church people from different areas of Greece and other countries gather to pray and worship God. Christian rituals such as weddings, christenings and memorial services take place at...More
Date of experience: May 2015
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Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centrepiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.