Photo: Georgios Makkas

The 10th–12th centuries were a period of intense creativity for religious art and architecture in Athens. There are traces of Byzantine Athens everywhere, from churches to houses, if you know where to look.

By Diane Shugart

Start your journey to Byzantium at the Byzantine Museum.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

The 11th century Agia Ekaterini church in Plaka.

Photo: Manos Chatzikonstantis

Courtesy: Benizelos Mansion

Byzantine dwellings fronting the Roman Agora.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

The Ancient Agora and Stoa of Attalos

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