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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Closes in 15 min: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Beautiful church

Rich in history and culture built in 1943 more beautiful on the inside than out. Check hours before... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sonographer
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Beautiful place

Visited at night and there were activities going on. Did not join in as it was a short visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cyberintegrator
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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral was founded in 1905 and is the first and original Greek Orthodox Christian parish of the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. The present Cathedral was completed during WWII, in 1943. Much of the interior marble...more
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36 N Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3449
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rich in history and culture built in 1943 more beautiful on the inside than out. Check hours before visiting. Printed flyer in foyer with detailed history.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very pretty church just outside of downtown area. Lots of stained glass. Great basilica with a depiction of God at the top. Wonder around and look at all of the murals and windows.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at night and there were activities going on. Did not join in as it was a short visit. Plan to return on other visits there.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am fascinated with church architecture and really enjoyed the time I spent visiting this cathedral. While the style reminded me of other European churches and cathedrals, it was unique and inspired me to do research into the art and architecture. I would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

My wife is Greek Orthodox so we had to stop in to light candles. The dome over the altar is fabulous as are the stained glass windows. Be certain to visit the book store/gift shop which is located in another building behind the church adjacent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Don't make a destination out of it, but if you are nearby and want a break from the bustling street by the sponge docks, this is a nice place. You can spend about 10 mins there, it's not very large. We walked here from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

You need to Visit St, Nicholas Greek orthodox Church, its a memory that you'll remember forever. This Greek Community and church Rocks. They do so much for the community. I love worshipping there. You will too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We were able to just walk in and look around at all the beautiful architecture and stain glass windows! worth a look!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Beautiful cathedral with so much rich history. Absolutely amazing inside. Worth the time to check it out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donna G
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Please everyone take the time to visit this church no matter what your religion is. The inside and outside are so clean. The stain glass windows and the painting on the ceiling what a work of art. It takes your breath away when you first...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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sandraw576
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Response from joycea233 | Reviewed this property |
the sign in front says 9am to 3pm
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Response from INginger | Reviewed this property |
We visited at around 4 PM. It was beautiful.
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luisa h
September 14, 2015|
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Response from Synetos | Property representative |
To be married in an Orthodox Church at least one member of the couple must baptized and confirmed into the Orthodox Christian Faith and be an active communicant of a local parish. The other member of the couple must, at... More
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