A typical greek orthodox church in style, but very big and well decorated. If you are in Patras and you have time in the city centre, it is one of the places you could visit.
One if the biggest orthodox church in Balkans. All orthodox Christians have to visit this church as they will have the opportunity not only to pray in a big and wonderful church but also to see pieces from the real cross where St Andrews was crucified
I have visited this church several times. Architecturally, it is just a very large, fairly modern church in the Byzantine style that you will see everywhere in Greece. Similarly, it has the same stylized frescoes of saints (a bit difficult to decipher the names as they are in "church" Greek) and icons that you will see in every Greek Orthodox... More
An incredible cathedral dedicated to the first-called Apostle! Admire the iconography; view the massive wooden chandelier; and reverence the holy Saint!
St Andrew's Cathedral is one of the largest Christian churches in Europe. It is built on the site of martyrdom of St Andrew (he was crucified by the Romans on an X-shaped cross) and it is the place of safekeeping of some of the saint's remains and remains of the cross itself. A great historical connection with Scotland.
This cathedral is a sacred place for all christians (not only orthodox). Inside the church are kept relics of the apostle Saint Andrew,which consist of the small finger, part of the top of the cranium of the Apostle, and small portions of the cross on which he was martyred, all kept in a special shrine.The holy skull of the Apostle... More
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