Church of Metamorphosis Sotiros

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At Kydathinaion street, at the centre of Plaka, is the Byzantine church of the Metamorphosis of Sotera (Transfiguration of Christ), which is known as the church of Sotera Kottakis, a name that is related to its founder.



It was constructed in the beginning of the 11th century, and it has a characteristic cloisonné masonry and a dome of the “Athenian” type. At the interior of the church there are wall paintings from the 18th and the 19th century, while at its small garden survives a marble fountain of the 17th century and scattered ancient architectural members.
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