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Great location with a magical view

Beautiful place on a cliff, from where the view of Athens is something special, unique, magical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Federica D
Day trip

You have to walk up quite a few steps to get to the entrance to the mono rail that takes you to the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Daydream767581
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A lovely 19th century Greek Orthodox Church.
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Lykavittos (Mount Lycabettus)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place on a cliff, from where the view of Athens is something special, unique, magical. Once visited it, you won't forget it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Federica D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pretty little Orthodox Chapel is located atop Lycabettus Hill. You can take a funicular to the top for a small fee (CASH ONLY). The church is free to visit, and is very small. It is an interesting thing to see, and has a pretty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Small church atop Lycabettus Hill dating back to the late 19th century. Hours are sporadic, however, even if you do not have an opportunity to peek inside, the views across Athens make a visit here worthwhile. There is a small restaurant adjacent to the church....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The chapel is small but intensely decorated. There is no seating although I did notice some folding chairs. There is a separate bell tower which you can see when you look up at Lycabettus Hill. There may be services.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan7
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

You have to walk up quite a few steps to get to the entrance to the mono rail that takes you to the top of the mountain. It costs €7.50 return per person. The chapel itself is very small. There is a little old nun...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a beautiful little chapel on a hilltop in the middle of Athens accessible by cable car, elevator or you can walk up the mountain if you're able-bodied. Even when you get off the cable car there are a number of steps to climb....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Great to visit. Wonderful views of Athens. Was very windy (Zorba the Medicane was visiting also) but obviously not The Chapel's fault.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JOHNALANBARBER
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

On top of Mount Lycabettus, the beautiful views are accompanied by a small church that was built in the 1800’s. The church is small, but make sure to look at the paintings on the walls. Nice little historic church to visit on your trip to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlieV2011
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view of the city, well worth the climb. The restaurant on top was spectacular. The grilled veggies and Greek salad was one of my favorite meals in Greece. I almost didn’t go up, so glad I did.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank S2839OOkristenm
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Climb up here to enjoy a view of all Athens. There are quiet a few steps but there is supposed to be a train option too. Cafe at the top by the church to reward the climb

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChristiaS1
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
1 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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