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Patriarchal Cathedral

460 Reviews

Patriarchal Cathedral

460 Reviews
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KGB777 wrote a review Feb 2020
Singapore, Singapore41,794 contributions2,641 helpful votes
This is an attractive and well maintained cathedral in the centre of Bucharest. There are a few other buildings in the enclave and there's a good view over to the palace of the parliament.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Joe A wrote a review Oct 2019
Clarkston, Michigan223 contributions82 helpful votes
Is worth a visit to this attraction, just a slight uphill walk to get there. Interior has beautiful frescoes and golden icon works. Very large compared to the many other Biserica's throughout Bucharest. Nice courtyard with another former palace building next door. Nice view from the hill over parts of Bucharest too.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Vg40 wrote a review Sep 2019
Tampere, FInland251 contributions46 helpful votes
At walking distance from the Bucharest old town, on top of a small hill. The area of the cathedral is some sort of a complex of many religious buildings. The cathedral itself is very beautiful inside but during our stay there was some grumpy old man who wasn't impressed about me taking photos of the decoration.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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B1714D wrote a review Sep 2019
Belgrade, Serbia8,247 contributions2,293 helpful votes
Only a small walk uphill from the main Piatta Unirii is what it takes to reach this magnificent Church complex. It's the seat and the main Church of Romanian Orthodoxy. Pretty simple, but very nice and elegant white exterior hides tremendous beauty and wealth of inside frescoes and golden iconography. One of Bucharest's highlights, do come visit.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Ukienomad wrote a review Sep 2019
Fleming Island, Florida6,312 contributions600 helpful votes
What a wonderful cathedral. Simple architecture on the outside. It Wow on the inside. Definitely worth the uphill walk on the cobblestone street lined with trees (very pretty walk). At first you see a si glue built,sing and I though oh wow, it’s really small and then You see the other structures and the cathedral. Beautiful murals and frescos and alter area. If in the area, take a walk to see it. To me it was worth it.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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