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St. Andrew church is one of the largest and most impressive cathedrals in Greece. It is quite... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
Breathtaking and overwhelming

Most beautiful and spiritual place It brought emotion to my eyes looking at the ancient remnants... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

St. Andrew church is one of the largest and most impressive cathedrals in Greece. It is quite impressive, in spite of being relatively "young" (it was completed in 1974 after nearly 60 years of efforts). Interior is very nice and tasteful. Exterior is simply great....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Most beautiful and spiritual place It brought emotion to my eyes looking at the ancient remnants and icons

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vicki Z
Reviewed December 8, 2018

The biggest church in Greece of St. Andrew, you can see the new church and the old church which is near there since 1856... Both churches are beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

This beautiful cathedral is the largest greek orthodox church in greece. A must see if you who have to wait for your ferry

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Grazia G
Reviewed November 18, 2018

A true hidden beauty. When you go inside, the light shines through the different colors of the walls and the mosaics, it's magical!!! No more words to discribe, must be seen!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Verneuil A
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful basilica. Next to the recent basilica is the oldest church from 1853. Paintings cover the whole church, some mosaics. Relics of St. Andrew donated by the Vatican and in an x-shaped box (the shape of his cross) quite large pieces of his true cross

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Not to be missed while in Patras. This is the largest Greek Orthodox Church in Greece with a capacity of 7000 people. It is truly amazing. Byzantine-style wall paintings and mosaics are extremely beautiful. Beautiful icons and the large wooden chandelier are also catching your...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

As a Christian Orthodox this church was a must see and this cathedral was both amazing and humbling. Dress code is as it should be, appropriately covered.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 53LJ71
Reviewed September 18, 2018

You have to visit Agios Andreas. Its frescoes & mosaics on the walls...it's sure is a tourist attraction. Every time we go to Patras we have to visit it!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Poly Z
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This stunning church is a beautiful example of a Greek Orthodox place of worship. It is the largest Greek Othodox Church in the world. adorned with elaborate icons, beautiful Byzantine style wall paintings, intricate mosaics and a huge 5m long gold plated cross over the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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