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Athens, USA

Panoramic view of the Acropolis and the city of Athens, Greece. Photo Creative Commons License Alan Grant.

Athens is Greece's capital and largest city, with a population of over 745,000 within the city limits. Named for its patron goddess Athena, the historic city of Athens is famed for its wealth of classical temples and museums full of ancient art and artifacts. Athens is also home to an important biblical site, numerous historic Greek Orthodox churches, more than one mosque, and several modern religious sites.


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Sacred Sites and Religious Attractions in Athens