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Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos)

Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 313 4747
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Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest's oldest.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“old town” (241 reviews)
“wall paintings” (15 reviews)
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Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 313 4747
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Biserica Stavrapoleos is a small church in Bucharests' Old Town , close to Caru cu Bere . It is an architectural gem and a haven of quiet in the hustle and bustle of the bars , restaurants and clubs of Old Town . If ,...More

Thank elonerth
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a delightful little church situated quietly in the centre of the old town. It's cool and peaceful inside with some stunning frescoes and decoration. The monastery next door is a lovely sunny compliment to the pretty church.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Get your camera out and make sure to visit this place. I am not religious but it has a beautiful feel and great architecture.

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a very cute church which we found in the Old Town, with it's myriad of streets saved from the aesthetically ugly communist blocks and destruction. Not far there are plenty of restaurants making you think you are in the Med and is on...More

1  Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The church looks small because surrounded by all the big old Building. But is the most gorgeous building ! Is a must to visit!

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A very nice and quiet part of heaven right in the middle of Bucharest. As a woman you would need something to cover your head with...scarf, hat...and to be dressed decent. It is a sign of "respect" to the Orthodox Religion. :) Hope whatever problems...More

1  Thank Angela Rose N
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We did not tour the inside, but the outside area of this church is simply beautiful! It is located right in the square and very easy to find.

Thank formykids12
Reviewed 21 June 2017

While walking around the Old city part, among the ruins, the many hip cafes, just by the famous restaurant Caru cu Bere and the History Museum, this church is a museum in itself. Try going early Sunday morning or for the evening service. .It is...More

Thank Romanita I
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Whether you are a believer or not, you might like to visit this very special place, right in the center of the city of Bucharest. The small church Stavropoleos is situated nearby "Caru' cu bere" restaurant behind the National History Museum. This church is an...More

1  Thank francisc-atila V
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited during a serviceand it was wonderful with male choir chanting and singing. The interior is beautiful and for us the first time in an orthodox church service.

1  Thank odysseusChicago
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Ishaan K
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Response from Dimitris_Kapos | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no there is not an entry fee. It is a monastery still functioning as a pilgrimage site, not a monument. No waiting time to enter. I don't know the time scedule, we 've been there around noon and it was open. I hope... More