The Church of Agios Nicholas

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The cathedral of Agios Nicholas in Volos is a cruciform Byzantine church designed by Aristotle Zachos replacing older namesake church, which was destroyed by fire in 1897.O Cathedral of the city, the first of three churches which was designed by Zachos in Volos, founations the 1928 was completed in 1934.Aristotle Zachos (1871-1939)was a leading figure of the Greek architecture of the 20th century. studied architecture at the three major southern German Universities, Technical Universities of Munich, Stuttgart and Karlsruhe. There you will receive a solid education by leading architects and theorists, as was Friedrich von Thiersch (1852-1921), ο Karl Schafer (1844-1908) and Josef Durm (1837-1919).He was a distinguished Greek architect and city planner, the who designed many churches, public and private buildings under Byzantine and traditional standards, thereby restoring the 'Greekness' in modern Greek architecture. For the great work will be honored by the Academy in 1931 with the prize of literature and arts.

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Comments (291)

Günter Mosler on April 16, 2013

Beautiful architecture facade Thamasis

Kind regards Günter

Marisol Matarredona on April 16, 2013

Elegant church with great history.


Luisa Gila Merino on May 27, 2013

Magnífica fotografía.


Saludos cordiales, Luisa.

frieda42 on June 21, 2013

Beautiful architecture!


Greetings from germany,


Miroljub Todorović on July 23, 2013

Nice church and great shot!


Best wishes,Tosa

Pantelis65 on August 20, 2013

Καταπληκτική λήψη. Α+Α, χαιρετισμούς Παντελής.

Piotr Wojdyła on October 5, 2013

Nice architecture ---- Like 272 ----

Best wishes,


gertrud on October 15, 2013

Hallo Thanasis das ist wirklich eine besonders schöne Kirche, mit dem besonderen Baustil der griechischen Kirchen. Deine Beschreibung dazu ist gut, so verstehen wir das besser. Viele Grüße, Gertrud

Javeed Iqbal on December 25, 2013

Wonderful architectural shot. Beautiful. Regards.

Thanasis Germanos on October 5, 2014

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Begoña CL on February 20, 2015

Just perfect!!! YSL

Best wishes, Begoña

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