Athens Churches & Monasteries - Only 11 kilometres west of Athens is the exceptionally beautiful Monastery of Daphni, which today is the most important Byzantine monument in the area of the Greek capital. Decorating with mosaics is considered a masterpiece of the golden age of Byzantine art. Admire the beautiful brickwork, see the famous mosaics, and feel the long history of this amazing place where ancient myths are organically intertwined with the classical and Byzantine periods in Athenian history. All this is worth it to visit and explore this monastery. ►View all Athens sightseeing

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