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Agios Minas Cathedral

Agios Minas Cathedral
Basic information
Location Heraklion, Greece
Affiliation Greek Orthodox
District Archbishopric of Crete
Architectural description
Completed 1895
Specifications
Capacity 8,000

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.[1] It is one of the largest cathedrals in Greece, with a capacity of 8,000 people [2]

Interior

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.explorecrete.com/Heraklion/EN08-Heraklion-saint-minas.html
  2. ^ http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/1f0ead/

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