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Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral

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Address: Avram Iancu Square, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Phone Number: +40 264 431 004
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A Beautiful Church

This is a very beautiful place and well worth a visit. Unfortunately there was a service on when we visited which was lovely to witness but meant we couldn't wander around. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
Angela M
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Rzeszow, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It is a nice building from the outside but really nothing special. Go near the king Matthias statue instead it is much better place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a very beautiful place and well worth a visit. Unfortunately there was a service on when we visited which was lovely to witness but meant we couldn't wander around. The architecture is gorgeous and the decoration inside is spectacular, I would really recommend a visit.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Our hotel room overlooked this lovely cathedral and we could hear the priest and the choir being broadcast outside to the square below...what an unforgettable experience. The church is also lovely inside as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

If you are a believer and have time, attend the church service on Sunday. You'll experience something unforgettable. The religious songs will carress your heart and the grandness of the cathedral interior will enchant your eyes. During the service, the people were quiet, respectful, nonone was pushing or speaking loudly. I must admit that Cluj and its inhabitants is way... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This cathedral is located in the center right opposite of the national Cathedral. In local maps it is refered to as "Adormirea Maicii Domnului Catedrala". It is the most famous Roman-Orthodox Church in Cluj. the architecture is very interesting as it combines Renaissance and Byzantine architecture. The square infront of the church often has a market with local product. Don't... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Located in the Avram Iancu Square , is the orthodox cathedral of the city Cluj-Napoca . Lovely, very beautifully decorated church , cool and welcoming on a hot day.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lovely, very beautifully decorated church, cool and welcoming on a hot day. We didn't stay long as people were praying and we didn't want to interrupt but everyone was very welcoming.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Located in the Avram Iancu square, is the orthodox cathedral of the city. Nice architecture , a must visit if in Cluj.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

First visit with his family Cluj-Napoca and we were delighted. Very clean and tidy European city. Lovely center with many sights. The city can be seen from architectural landmarks to modern achievement of architectural construction.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I often go inside the cathedral when I pass near it, on an ordinary day, because I like the quite inside, the peace and the fact that in the core of the city, in the middle of high traffic, you get the chance to leave all these behind or outside and be alone with your own thoughts and maybe prayers.... More 

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