St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Omaha

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Omaha

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church is one of few beautiful Orthodox churches situated in Omaha. After the arrival of many Greek workers in Omaha in 1907, an Orthodox church was needed. In 1908 a small church was constructed, which is today a Ukrainian Catholic parish. An interesting fact is that the church was officially accepted by Orthodox churches only in 1927. The present building was also constructed in 1908 in Byzantine style as The Temple Israel. In 1951 the church bought this edifice that later became the new St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. The interior is decorated with royal colors that create a peaceful and cozy atmosphere.

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Sight Name: St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church
Sight Location: Omaha, USA (See walking tours in Omaha)
Sight Type: Religious
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