Athens began to live a new life in 1834, when it became the capital of the young Greek state, after the brutal War of Independence. The decades that followed have changed the face of the city. One of the first buildings of this new era was the Church of St. Paul, built between 1838 and 1842. famous architect Stamatis Kleantisom. Today, the Church of St. Paul is located in the heart of the city. The church has excellent acoustics, as well as one of the best organs in the city. Therefore, various musical events are often held. In the spring, there is a series of concerts covering various musical genres.