VirtualTourist.com will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"More on Aghia Sophia" London Off The Beaten Path Tip by ChrsStrl

London Off The Beaten Path: 1,647 reviews and 2,887 photos

  Helena and Constantine
by ChrsStrl
 
 

Most of the services are still in Greek but more English is being introduced as more of the congregation is now second and third generation. One of the best mosaics is of Helena and Constantine and another of the Annunciation. Full length saints adorn the narthex, seraphim the sides of the dome. They still use unaccompanied Byzantine chant and not organs as they believe that gives the focus to the Word.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Nov 13, 2002
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

ChrsStrl Used To Live Here!

ChrsStrl

“If we had but world enough and time”

Online Now

Male

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 9 5 3

Have you been to London?

  Share Your Travels