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Greek Orthodox Cathedral

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

The Greek Orthodox cathedral was built in 1789 on the site of a church called Zoodochos Pigis (Life-giving Source). The cathedral was built from the materials of ancient temples: the solid granite pillars are said to be from the ruins of Delos. Amid the gold and the carved wood, there is a vividly colored iconostasis painted by a well-known iconographer of the Cretan school, Dimitrios Valvis, and the Gospel Book is believed to be a gift from Catherine the Great of Russia.

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Bourgos, Naxos Town, Naxos, 84300, Greece

Published 07/23/2015

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