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Patriarchal Cathedral

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Address: Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest, Romania
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Right near the Patriarchal Cathedral you can find the old Parlament Palace, very nice. You should visit

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right near the Patriarchal Cathedral you can find the old Parlament Palace, very nice. You should visit

Thank Florian N
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is perhaps the largest church in Bucharest and is not to be missed. As with all the religious sights, the interior is quite breath taking and a sight not to be missed in Bucharest.

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East London, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Orthodox Cathedral We went for the Easter Service this year Impressed by the crowd of people attending the beautiful service for Easter.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction is about ten minutes walk from south of old town. Includes several buidings (church and two buidings I think that non-visitable). Church is nice. The walk from old town is nice also. You could not take photos.

Thank JMR34Madrid
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quiet and relaxing place, where you can witness the local tradition, especially if you visit during some holidays.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The interior is worth spending some time looking at. We had a very knowledgeable guide so learned a lot about the history of the church and surrounding lands/buildings.

Thank eprdesign
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

An impressive Orthodox cathedral situated in the center of the town. Was build in the middle of the XVII-th century, in the same time as the church build in 1656 by the king Constantin Șerban Basarab (1654-1658). Dedicated to the Saints Constantin and Elena. You can pray to the remains of the Saint Dimitrie Basarabov (Sf. Dimitrie cel Nou). Beautiful!

Thank Ela24022012
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The cathedral is beautiful inside, and the artwork on the dome is fantastic. It's an active church, and I came on a Sunday, so people were worshipping as well. Would recommend checking out this church if you are wandering around by the Parliament building.

Thank Grace F
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A beautiful place, both inside and out. Not very big inside, but definitely worth going to have a look at the stunning decoration.

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Visit this cathedral on a sunny day and it will blow your mind. The pristine white against the blue sky, the bright colours and gold not to mention the Christian displays and icons - I am so happy to have walked up to visit. As with most religious places in Bucharest, you can be happy they weren't destroyed under the... More 

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