Cathedral S Nicholas - Volos Greece
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 39° 21.636 E 022° 56.963
34S E 667946 N 4358606
Quick Description: The Metropolitan (Cathedral) Church of Volos was completed in 1934 with an old belfry in the courtyard from 1884, a notable accomplishment by Italian sculptor I. Previsan.
Location: Greece
Date Posted: 3/1/2022 2:27:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM15VBE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
"General Details
Type: Church
Archdiocese: Greek Orthodox Church
Diocese: Metropolis of Demetrias and Almyros
Head Priest: Archimandrite Epifanios Oikonomou
Priest: Archpriest Antonios Zoupis
Feast Day: December 6 "

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"The Metropolitan temple o Volos is not only the centre of the ecclesiastical life of the locals but also the reference point of the city. It was rebuild in 1934 according to designs made by Aristotle Zachos at the place of the older temple which was burnt on June 21, 1898. The baroque type belfry was built between 1886-1890 by Italian artisans according to the designs made by the Italian engineer Evaristo De Chirico. The earthquakes of 1980 caused several damages, but the temple was restored as a listed monument during 1999."

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Agiou Nikolaou, Volos, Magnisia, 38221 Greece

Religious affiliation: orthodox

Date founded or constructed: 1934

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