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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St George
Woodstock, Western Cape

Date:1904
Type:Greek Orthodox Church
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°55'56.34" S 18°26'59.73" E Alt: 36m

Built in 1904 for Cape Town's small Greek community at the time. The church was expanded in 1983. In 1993 Father Nikolai, a Romanian monk, and his helpers covered the interior walls and ceiling completely with their paintings of Greek Orthodox saints and religious scenes.


Writings about this entry

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pg 89 ill
Gaylard, Shaun & McDougall, Brett . 2022. RSA 365 : 365 Drawings of South African Architecture. Johannesburg: Blank Ink Design. pg 92 ill