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Patriarchal Cathedral

Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest, Romania
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Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest, Romania
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"active church"
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"beautiful complex"
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"religious buildings"
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"bell tower"
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"lighting candles"
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"original frescoes"
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"working church"
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"unirii square"
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"amazing church"
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"worth the effort"
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"th century"
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"wall paintings"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built from 1656 to 1658, the Patriarchal Cathedral of Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen sits on top of the hill as part of the cathedral complex in Bucharest. The paintings are 20th century restorations apart from the figure of Christ above the doorway, which is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very nice place for the patriarchal church of Bucharest. we stopped by during a baptism. friendly people, lovely church and grounds.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small cathedral, initially a monastery, a place to visit when visiting Bucharest. The nearby palace can also be visited!

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This cathedral is situated on the Mitropoliei Hill, near the Unirii Square, and was built between 1654 and 1658. There is the headquarter of the head of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Until the building of the Romanian National Cathedral will be ready, this is the...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We stumbled on it, but it was impressive. You have to climb the hill. The entrance is and location is wonderful to this beautiful orthodox cathedral. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

It is near Piata Unirii Metro Station and a small climb from the road. On the way there are a lot of sculptures, but unfortunately the descriptions are only in Romanian !! This belongs to Romanian Orthodox Church and the Metropolitan Palace is also in...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We visited this area when a church service was being held. As we walked around the courtyard, the priest singing during the service could be heard over the loudspeaker. The singing, along with the sun rays bouncing off the gold mosaic art on the church...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

South of the busy old town this is actually very relaxing place of worship, there is an entry at the north and at the south with walls all around the place. The gate at the entrance might be closed for cars but you can go...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

A wonderful campus that has many highlights made for a memorable visit. On approach along Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei we saw a couple of fine monumental sculptures that were a good foretaste of the grandeur ahead. The church is marvellous with an enchanting aspect of columns,...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This building is very big, but seeing a lot of nice things in this city for me was nothing impressive.

Thank Elena P
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klik
11 February 2018|
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Usually they have a morning service , from 8 am to 11 am
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