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Aegina Cathedral - Dormition of the Virgin Mary

Aegina's Cathedral (Mitropolis) is dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary (Kimisi tis Theotoku), to Saint Dionysios, and to Saint John (Agios Ioannis). This three-aisled basilica with a dome, a marble icon screen, and three altars was built in 1806. The welcoming reception for Ioannis Kapodistrias, first governor of the independent Greek nation, took place here in 1828.


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Altitude (in meters) : 15
Time Reference : 1806
Chronological Period : Modern Greece
Access : RoadRoad
Accessible : NormallyNormally
Duration of Visit : 15 minutes



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