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Cathedral of St. Minas

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Address: , Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 00302810282402
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Very worth while visiting this location. It is one of the sights that you must visit to appreciate the history of Crete

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Very worth while visiting this location. It is one of the sights that you must visit to appreciate the history of Crete

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

In my visit in city heraklion was obligation to see major church of minas, patron of Island. Very modern church as I read, from end of 19th century was build in beautiful byzantine style. Very nice interior with lot of iconics make you feel divine touch

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Heraklion, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you're into visiting cathedrals, then this is the one to see while in Heraklio..church completed in 1895 and is also the seat of the Archbishop of Crete.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great church we visited on our way to the historical museum of Crete . Free entry! When you entered it has a fantastic atmosphere. So different to Catholic Churches I saw in the past. Amazing place . Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a beautiful church and well worth a visit to view the icons/frescoes and general beauty why I rated it very good HOWEVER -don't light a candle, we observed them being removed in handfuls after being lit and then thrown disdainfully into a box. i always light a candle for my Nana - well not here!

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Right in the middle of Herklion. Nice church with a big history. Dress conservatively. Great to drink a coffe at the plate nearby

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Ninove, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a nice big church located just in the west side of the city. A lot of local people were visiting the church. The building is really impressive, esspecially for the location in the heart of the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Your usual Orthodox Cathedral, still a very impressive building in the center of Heraklion in the pedestrian area, worth to enter and visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Agios Minas Cathedral architecture is fascinating; it’s not like most Byzantine Churches but has a unique modern look, the shining red Domes are very impressive; the two Clock Towers add to the beauty of this religious structure; the Cathedral stands out wherever you go on the Venetian Wall or the hills surrounding Heraklion. The interior design and contents are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It's a must visit while in Heraklion! It's a beautiful church which actually. An be spotted from a distance. The paintings inside are beautiful. And the chandeliers are majestic!

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