We weren't able to enter the church because there was a wedding happening, but the outside of it was very nice.
About Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna)
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Beautiful Church with fascinating clock tower movement showing moon phase from which church locally takes its name.
The cathedral of the orthodox episcopate of Oradea, the Church with Moon was built between 1784-1790, in baroque style with neoclassical influences after the plans of the architect Éder Jakab. The inside pictures were realized by the Teodorovici brothers and by Paul Murgu. It has...More
Maybe you visit enough churches in your lifetime. What is the unique element that make this place so special? Is the MOON ! We can see the phases of that special satellite even if the time is in middle of the day.
This is one of several buildings at the plaza. It is definitely worth a quick look. Ask about the history of the church.
Situated in the center of the city the moon church is easy accessible by different means of transport . The moon phase mechanism is the original one, and still working. The church is renovated outside, and great inside. Worth a visit!
I agree that is a beautiful building, especially inside. I was puzzled that a church would prominently display the scientific "moon mechanism". My excellent guide, who went by the English name of John, explained that at the time the church was built most education and...More