The Greek Orthodox Easter is a unique phenomenon and experience for any tourist, as it combines cultural features reflecting a mix of history, religion, nationalism, tradition, and even dietary patterns related with Christian orthodoxy.
Christmas and Easter are the two times in the Christian calendar celebrated more than any other. For Catholics, Protestants, Anglicans, and other denominations the most important from these two events is the Christmas celebration.
Not so, for the Greek Christian Orthodox who attach far more importance to the Greek Orthodox Easter. Few days before Easter, millions of Athenians and residents of other large cities get in their cars, ships, and planes, and he...Read More