Church of Agioi Anargyroi

Syntagma & Plaka

Tucked away in Plaka, this 17th-century church is worth visiting any time for its peaceful courtyard and beautiful interior decoration. On the evening of Easter Saturday, a 'holy flame' is flown from the mother Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, and in ritual said to be over a millennium old, the faithful pack out the church to light their candles from it.

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