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Mitropolis Cathedral

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Location type: cathedral
Number of texts: 2
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Made by Dromos

Archibishop Damaskinos (his statue is facing the entrance of the cathedral) is known to have said the following to the German occupiers during the 2nd World War (1943): “The members of the clergy of Greece may not be shot, they may only be hanged. I beg you to respect this tradition…”.

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The main church of the Greek Orthodox is located next to the square along Mitropoleos street on the outskirts of Plaka.

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