If Mecca is the gathering place of all Muslims in the world, than for Christian Orthodox that place has to be Greece. The Greek officials are aware of their religious heritage and its importance to orthodox people around the world and that’s why they have decided to make a more aggressive push of their religious tourism.

Despite signs of a decreasing numbers of tourists and looming dangers of economic difficulties, Greece is still managing to prove to one and all that it hasn’t lost its appeal. It would seem that this year a virtual surge of celebrities have chosen to spend their summer time off in the country of the gods.