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Address: Strada Mitropoliei 35, Sibiu, Romania
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This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.

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Impozing cathedral with a colorful interior

The Orthodox Catheral in Sibiu may not be the oldest religious building in the town, but it still quite important due to its size and its beautiful Neo-Byzantine architecture... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Orthodox Catheral in Sibiu may not be the oldest religious building in the town, but it still quite important due to its size and its beautiful Neo-Byzantine architecture, that makes you think for a moment that you're in front of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. The interior is vast and the icons are painted in bright colours, things which makes... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

These words still fall short of describing, the interior of this cathedral, it really hits the wow, factor, we sat down and took it all in, the decorations are truly beautiful.

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

It is a church for the Orthodox faith, interestingly build by Hungarian architect. It worth to visit the interior too.

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

You are drawn from afar by the two attractive towers and you wonder what kind of church can it be? You certainly won’t find many, if any, Orthodox cathedrals in Romania in this architectural style. It should come as no surprise that everything is out of this world extravagant, shiny, huge, because it’s a different culture and you should definitely... More 

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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely, this must be one of the most wonderful orthodox cathedrals i have ever seen. The atmosphere is so calm. Beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We hadn't planned to visit this cathedral but were walking past and popped in based on other trip advisor reviews. The inside is absolutely stunning. Every surface is beautifully decorated. A lovely place to wander round if you're a fan of churches.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's located close to the center and it's worth stopping by for a few minutes to see the beautiful facade and the richly decorated interior.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice church with lots of things to see. Nice facade, not realy old, but still worth a visit. Near historic centre of Sibiu.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Built on the principles of the so-called national-revivla style in Romania, the largeish Orthodox Cathedral takes pride in putting together elements from Ancient basilica's (like Constantine's Cathedral, Aga Sofia in today's Istanbul) and some romanesque elements. The interior is quite dark for Western standards. Services take long and they are a standing business.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautiful interior, extremely peaceful, in the heart of the historic centre. Worth a visit and spend some time inside admiring the frescoes.

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