Thursday, September 6: The Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral in Fira sits prominently towards the bottom of the town and can be seen from many points of Santorini.

Rolling arches surround a courtyard filled with gardens and there is also an impressive bell tower. The curves of the arches are mirrored in the design of the dome above.

There is a nice mosaic on the outside of the cathedral but close inspection reveals it only dates from 1975.  No photography is allowed inside, so I’m sorry I can’t show you the beautiful interior.

Click on any of the pictures below to see a larger slide show.

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About catbird in japan

As of July 15, 2015, I'm now taking a break from living abroad. I'm living in Oakton, Virginia and looking for my next opportunity. Last year, I lived in China and taught English at Sino-Canadian International College. I also taught at a university in Nizwa, Oman for two years, and in Korea's public schools for one year. I love to travel and have been to 24 countries.

7 responses »

  1. Marco says:

    Oh no, even more arches!!!

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