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St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine

41 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3607
+1 904-829-8205
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A Surprise On St George Street

In the middle of all the tourist places on St George Street was an interesting Greek Shrine built... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greater Melbourne, Australia
What a surprise

The religious icons in the window drew me in. They had a great little gift shop with some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St. Johns, Florida
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41 Saint George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3607
+1 904-829-8205
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In the middle of all the tourist places on St George Street was an interesting Greek Shrine built in 1749, very neat and well presented with a small hidden garden and a small chapel. It is open to the public and worth a lok. There...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The religious icons in the window drew me in. They had a great little gift shop with some beautiful imported things. They had a small area with a video presentation and the an incredible display of historical items and information on the origin of the...More

Thank tedact
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

religious shrine on St George Street - interesting garden entry and it was cool and dark inside - however, just not my cup of tea

Thank gymcorridor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, educational and a great place to see a little Greek history among the Spanish and British. Also a great place to cool off on a hot day. Enjoy the shrine, educational video and gift shop. I’m not Greek, but I married one and it...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is a neat place to check out! The shrine is beautiful! We even got to light a candle. Check it out if you can! It's free!

Thank chelle8690
Reviewed 11 October 2017

i stop here everytime i am in st. augustine. its so calm, quiet, and cool. its nice to take a break from all the hustle and bustle of st. george street and just be quiet for a little while.

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

this is well worth a visit if you are interested or want to know more about the history of Greek migration to the USA, particularly the story of the ill-fated New Smyrna settlement. The stories and religious artefacts are well presented. there is also an...More

Thank SeanOSullivanE17
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was a great stop. We had visited St. Augustine a few times before but had never made it to St. Photios. We were glad we made the time. We didn't stay long, but we enjoyed the museum section. There's a lot of history about...More

Thank Gregg L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here during a very hot day where we were walking a lot. This was a wonderful, free exhibit where we learned so much. The gift shop is also wonderful. We bought small Greek flags for our kids there.

Thank greenteanj
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Amazing and beautiful .... You don't have to be religious for this ... the history and the craftmanship of this shrine is overwhelming

Thank Deb H
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