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An amazing monument that will take you back in time!

The cathedral (as well as its surroundings - also worth visiting) show you a totally different face... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
keszy88
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Impressive Cathedral close to Oradeas Castle, impressive inside, very interessant light impressions.

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Andrea O
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

The cathedral (as well as its surroundings - also worth visiting) show you a totally different face of the city. They stand as a testament to faith while being a beautiful piece of architecture. The museum on the first floor is also worth visiting. A...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Impressive Cathedral close to Oradeas Castle, impressive inside, very interessant light impressions.

Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is the fifth church in Romania, as in size, with a nice park when in march and april, depend the spring time, you can find a bunch of magnolias trees. Here you can see reclics from Saint Ladislau the founder of Oradea city.

Thank Adrian_Szoke
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The year 1083 is the accepted date of the foundation. The patron of the diocese was Ladislaus. Sixtus (1103–1113) is said to have been the first bishop. The foundation stone of the present cathedral was laid in 1752 Cathedral of St. Mary has the status...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I don't know if it's because of the gothic architecture or the fact that my grandmother use to take me there every day to play in the yard when I was little, but this church is definitely my favorite. And for my excitement I recently...More

Thank pitzuri
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A nice place to visit. A lovely park next to the church, and a baroque palace for bishop. Lovely. ......

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Old church situated in the garden of old museum of the county, has a massive inside sculpture traditional saints on the wals.

Thank ciprisam
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Impressive basilica, very large. Historical organ that waits for its proper restoration. The very interesting museum, with an excellent young lady guide, is not enough promoted so be careful not to miss it. It is not underground but upstairs. Only 10% of what they have...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully repainted but the inside is quiet, which is not a problem, but there is no information on the history or of the building. If Oradea would like to advertise these cathedral as tourist attractions they must at least give as a page of history...More

Thank karen6111
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It's very impressive! I plan to have the wedding there. It's very imposing and the pipe organ is just wow

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