St. George's Church, Leicester

St. George's Church, Leicester

The churchyard of St. George's Church, located between Colton and Queen Streets, is a green island in the city center. The former Anglican Church was built in 1826 and was recently transformed into a Greek Orthodox Church. Today it serves as a place of worship for the Orthodox community of Serbia. It was reconstructed after a fire in 1911. The solid building resembles a medieval castle and has elegant towers. Its green yard is an oasis of tranquility in the busy heart of Leicester.

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Sight Name: St. George's Church
Sight Location: Leicester, England (See walking tours in Leicester)
Sight Type: Religious
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