Saint Minas Cathedral

Heraklion, Greece

The Agios Minas Cathedral is a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Heraklion, serving as the seat of the Archbishop of Crete. It was built over the time period of 1862-1895. The construction was interrupted during the Cretan Revolution of 1866–1869. It is one of the largest cathedrals in Greece, with a capacity of 8,000 people.

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Karterou, Heraklion, Greece
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Founded: 1862-1895
Category: Religious sites in Greece

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Nick Stratakis (16 months ago)
Nice square and nice buildings. There are nice cafe around to seat and enjoy a coffee under the sun. Ideal place for kids to.play
Aejaz Loonat (19 months ago)
Really nice church to visit in Heraklion, very colourful ceilings and dome
Tomy G (2 years ago)
One of the symbols of Heraklion. Very authentic. Nice to see, worth visiting it. Interior is very nice as exterior.
sukesh ohri (2 years ago)
Amazing cathedral well worth a visit with free entery
Dimitris Argyris (2 years ago)
Lovely old building, interesting and worth a visit. Well cared for! Must visit !
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