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Church of Saint Panteleimon of Acharnai


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The church of Saint Panteleimon of Acharnai (Greek: Άγιος Παντελεήμων Αχαρνών) is a Greek Orthodox basilica in the center of Athens. It is the largest church in Athens and one of the largest in Greece. The church is in the downtown of the modern city of Athens, close to the high-traffic Acharnon Avenue.

The foundations of the church were laid on 12 September 1910 by King George I of Greece and it was consecrated on 22 June 1930. The church's interior paintings were created by the painter Giannis Karouzos.




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