Entering the small church was a step back into an age before all the finery of the Church was displayed lavishly on later in newer buildings. It is an oasis in the concrete buildings of Bucharest.
About Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos)
1 - 10 of 892 reviews
This tiny church is exquisite and harbours many fascinating murals, which could take hours to explore. Well worth a visit.
While walking around Old Town it is worth stopping in to look. It's very small but has beautiful wall paintings, typical of Orthodox churches but very old/historic. It used to be a monastery but now houses nuns. We went by on Sunday during mass and...More
The place is gorgeous, especially during summer, when red geraniums are everywhere in the garden. It's absolutely quiet, even though outside the courtyard, there is vibrant music and loudness. The church is also extremely beautiful, a small piece of architectural history, totally worth visiting.
My wife and I found this church to be beyond words. We felt such a powerful feeling being in there. You can 'feel' the history of 500 years. Great place and a must see on your old town tour of Bucharest!
Easy place to find near the old town. Peaceful, serene, just what a fine old church should be! Inside very ornate.