A little bit of Paris: Christ the Savior Church in Athens

Agios Sostis Church is a very peculiar Christian temple located on the neighborhood of Neos Cosmos. On the church’s foundation stone it is recorded that it was erected in thanksgiving for the “miraculous” rescue of King George I of Greece, hence the name Agios Sostis which translates in English as Christ the Savior. Christ the Savior Church on Andrea Syngrou Avenue. Photograph by Yannis Loizos. The assassination attempt    On February 14, 1898 while King George and his daugh