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Biserica Sf. Nicolae

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Address: Strada Ion Ghica 9 | Sector 3, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 314 6450

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Nice church

Nice church filled with history. It is restored and looks good. Seems to be a bit russian . Can recommend

Reviewed 23 October 2015
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

It's undergoing some refurbishment as of April 2016, but you can still see the beautiful domes and walk inside, which I would recommend doing. The art inside is a little different than other churches in the area with some art deco influence as well as Byzantine.

Thank Lizz H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Smaller, interesting and curious for a non orthodox. But you can find much better enigmatic orthodox church more enigmatic and spirituallaty

Thank Prestigius
Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This unique church is hidden from the major attraction in Bucharest. Apparently, it is under refurbishment when I was around

Thank kiltmaker2
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Nice church filled with history. It is restored and looks good. Seems to be a bit russian . Can recommend

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Brussels, Belgium
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1,079 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

They are renovating the exterior now, and they recently did the interior, with a beautiful result. And like all churches in B: free!

Thank Jurgen B
Bucharest, Romania
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

beautiful building, now is in renovation process. russian style, orthodox, nice to see in the University Square, I go there and enter also if I have time

Thank Deea82
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Beautiful Russian Church, with an interesting hallway at the beginning which then leads to the nave and the iconostasis. In a dark setting, the golden iconostasis glimmers and is a cool spot to look at an old church that was built by the instructions of the Russian ambassador 100 years ago.

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Tortona, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,271 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I tried repeatedly to visit it but I always found it closed and moreover, the time spent in Bucharest the church was almost completely covered by scaffolding all the way up, it was hard to see the church on its beauty but I could catch a glimpse of the beautiful domes, a Church very different from the others, I saw... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you are near Universitate Place, don't forget to visit this beautiful church, which is a smaller replica of the Moscow Cathedral. Inside there are beautiful paintings and chandelabres. It is a beautiful view you shouldn't miss!

Thank CristinaMaruntu
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

An old church built around 1900 year,in russian style,situated close to Piata Universitatii(Universitatii Square).Very beautiful architecture. As I can see,a lot of people make a confusion between this church and Biserica Cretulescu(or Kretulescu),a totally different church,situated about 1km far.As a matter of fact,a lot of pictures posted here represents Biserica Cretulescu.The only right pictures are the ones representing the church... More 

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