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Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

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A spiritual place

I have a tendency to visit as many churches as I can, and after a few minutes I either feel that... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
BaSz97
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Budapest, Hungary
Beautiful oriental-ortodox church

Orthodox cathedral in downtown Tirana, very interesting architecture. Suggested to sit inside and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
springbank
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Greve, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

I have a tendency to visit as many churches as I can, and after a few minutes I either feel that "spiritual touch" or I don't. If I dont, I have a look at the building as a museum; if I do, I sit down,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

This is a very new building, and it is conveniently located in the city center by the park, so good to stop by if you get a lot of time to walk around

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Albania is known as a predominantely muslim country. And this impressive orthodox catedral... It is really big project, made with an architectural tallant and money, still unfiniched.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Orthodox cathedral in downtown Tirana, very interesting architecture. Suggested to sit inside and quietly observe the ceilings and sides of the building. Inside the ceiling mosaic is wonderful. It is said to be probably the most beautiful oriental-ortodox church in Balkan peninsula. And as I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

in the heart of Tirane near the main square nice and different structure from the outside church . inside the celling has a huge painting of Jesus which is impressive. 10 to 15 min visit, but nice

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We were walking around the area and we noticed this imposing building. The paintings of the baptism of Jesus and the resurrection on the wall are beautiful. Two more paintings will be done, one of which will be the crucifixion. The minister/guide was very pleasant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

A beautifull modern orthodox church which remined me of the Catholic Cathedral in Mexico City. Though totaly different there are similarities. I loved the building and what wasvdone with the interior.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

A little Christian jewel. Architecture is very interesting. Unfortunately, the church is almost always empty, as the reign of Enver Hoxha deliberately suppressed the faith of the people. Mandatory to visit and light a candle.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kostakiev
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Seems very new so maybe it was built after the fall of communism. Very nice outside as well as inside. I was surprised that it was full of seats. Very bright and worth a short visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This Church was one of the nicest I have seen in this building style. I took a look inside and it was very nice there also. One of the newest autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches. Its strange since I in the normal life never go to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Baross
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