Places of Interest nearby
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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…”.
The main church of the Greek Orthodox is located next to the square along Mitropoleos street on the outskirts of Plaka.