Church Saints Constantine and Helen

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The Church of Constantine and Helen was built upon decision of the then Mayor of Volos Spyros Spyridis, designed by architect Aristotelis Zachos. Founations in 1927 and inaugurated on 18 May 1936 with pomp and grandeur, by the then Bishop of Demetrias Joachim. It is basilica, lined with stone externally. The roof of the church is covered with Byzantine tiles and, in the south side stands majestic bell tower. It is worth noting that the final draft of Arist. Zachos was based on experiences of the same, during the restoration of St Demetrius of Thessaloniki. 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 (147)

E Ee on October 29, 2012

Very nice port view. Like!

Dušan Railfan on October 29, 2012

Like40+Favorite14!

Zygmunt Borowski on October 29, 2012

Very nice photo, like!

Panozzo 64 on October 30, 2012

Beautiful view of the church !!!

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Regards Claudio

М. Тодоровић on October 30, 2012

Magnificent photo!!

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Best wishes, Tosa

Alexkarl on October 30, 2012

Wonderful composition, lovely port and view to the beautiful church. LIKE & FAV.

Best wishes Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

vaso77 on October 30, 2012

Very nice, L. Greetings Vaso.

NFerenc4 on October 30, 2012

Beautiful composition! L Greetings, NFerenc

majasa on October 31, 2012

Beautiful capture with a good composition.

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bayernengel on October 31, 2012

diese schöne Kirche hat einen tollen Standort, like

romulus111 on October 31, 2012

Dobre panoramiczne spojrzenie Podoba się Volos like Greetings from Poland Romulus

Lương Cao Dũng on November 1, 2012

Very beautiful photo.Like!

5VIKT on November 1, 2012

Very nice photo ! Like !

Bach Quatre on November 1, 2012

Very beautiful photo. Excellent view. Like.

Greetings. Ernesto.

Carlos Kist on November 2, 2012

Wonderful capture,Like 52 +YS 16.Best wishes.Carlos

Ildikó A. on November 5, 2012

Beautiful photo of several lovely details. LIKE. Wishing you all the best, Ildikó

dziwnowik on November 5, 2012

♥ ♥ ♥ GOLDEN STAR ♥ LIKE ♥ ♥ ♥

♥ ♥ ♥ greetings from Poland , Peter ♥ ♥ ♥


scaligera on November 14, 2012

Ciao Germanus, bella foto, e interessante Paese di mare!! LIKE - Salutissimi e auguri - Laura

Andreyspb on November 15, 2012

Beautiful church and nice capture! Like

Best wishes, Andrey

sziaa on November 16, 2012

Very nice shot!

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greetings: sziaa

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  • Uploaded on October 19, 2012
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    by Thanasis Germanos
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