Cathedral of St. Minas, Heraklion

#3 of 14 in Historic Sites in Heraklion
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Agios Minas Cathedral is a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Heraklion, Greece, 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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  • Interesting Orthodox architecture. Couldn’t decide if it’s beautiful or not. The interiors are attractive and good for a 5 minute visit.  more »
  • It has a beautiful interior, especially the ceiling. They are open and make sure to check it out when you're in town.  more »

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