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 (146)

samsul alam mehedi on February 13, 2013

beautiful picture! Like,best wishes......mehedi

mbaska73 on February 17, 2013

Una bonita fotografía y un atractivo lugar. Un cordial saludo

m@rtin66 on February 18, 2013

Very beautiful place Like

Greetings, martin

Filippo Bilotti on February 19, 2013


Esta fotografia merece el,LIKE 104,por un momento pareciera que la iglesia flota sobre el agua,hermosa imagen..........

Un gran saludo desde Caracas, Venezuela.

Majantje on February 20, 2013

Very nice view - Like!

Warm regards, Majantje

Erika R. on February 21, 2013

Very good picture. LIKE.

Greetings from Vienna, Erika

Bassam Jayousi on February 22, 2013

Fantastic view, excellent photo!! LIKE

Kind regards, Bassam

christian caffin_No … on February 23, 2013

Attractive place and church! I like it! Cheers, Christian

Stolpi on February 23, 2013

Hallo Thanasis Germanos !

Eine fantastische Hafenstimmung, Thanasis !! Da bekomme ich gleich Lust auf Urlaub :-) ! Von mir gern mein Like !

Beste Grüße aus Leipzig nach Griechenland vom Stolpi

Renato Pantini on February 24, 2013

Beautiful shot! Like!. Greetings, Renato.

Bernard Chollet-Rica… on March 22, 2013

Beautiful old picture. Like

Greetings, Bernard.

nelu faur on April 8, 2013

A very beautiful picture! Impressive place!

L & F + favorite photographer!

Many greetings, nelu_faur

Valerio Manassero on May 3, 2013

Εξαιρετική φωτογραφία! Αρέσει και Αγαπημένη! Χαιρετισμούς Valerio

Annelise L Floroian on May 26, 2013

Beautiful view.LIKE

Passator Cortese PH on June 18, 2013

Very beautiful place, scenery and photo! Like 116!

Greetings from Italy, Francesco.

H.İbrahim Üzmezoğlu on June 19, 2013

Çok güzel çekim.Mükemmel görüntü.LIKE + FAV.Selamlar

Christos Theodorou on June 19, 2013

Όμορφος φωτισμός και πολύ καλή λήψη. Xαιρετίσματα!

Ricardito SVK on June 24, 2013

Very beautiful church! like Best regards, Richard

arslan.k on June 24, 2013

A very beautiful picture. Good shot. Like. Thank you Thanasis. Greetings. Arslan

picsonthemove on June 26, 2013

Nicely choosen view, Thanasis, I like it



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  • Uploaded on October 19, 2012
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    by Thanasis Germanos
    • Camera: NORITSU KOKI QSS-32_33