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St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral

Strada Mihai Viteazul 21, Alba Iulia 510010, Romania
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Best experience during mass, cold in winter

We came in for a quick look in saturday evening a week before easter, and were told that a mass... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
torhadas
,
Zichron Yaakov, Israel
via mobile
HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT GEM, with bland interior.

This church has historic significance. It is a part of antiquty and a special interest to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
joe s
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warwick, new york
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“gothic style” (3 reviews)
“nice church” (2 reviews)
“sunny day” (2 reviews)
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Strada Mihai Viteazul 21, Alba Iulia 510010, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for a quick look in saturday evening a week before easter, and were told that a mass will be held in a short time. And so we waited outside and were not disapointed. The singing wad beautiful and the ceremony was very...More

Thank torhadas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church has historic significance. It is a part of antiquty and a special interest to historians as several important figures are buried within. It is cold and dark inside and lacks the awe inspiring beauty of many famous cathedrals in Europe.

Thank joe s
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

One of the most complex church in Transylvania, which has four arhitectural styles in the Middle Ages. One of the most important leaders of Transylvania is burried here.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited it on January 1st in the morning, during a beautiful concert by the organ (still not crowded). Simple, clean, serene and well-preserved. One of the oldest standing buildings in Romania and a silent witness to many past events. A gem in plain...More

Thank ilieadrianp
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Oldest building in the citadel, dates back to 1039. Notice the asymmetry as one of the 2 towers blew up hundreds of years ago and was never rebuilt. Mostly Gothic style, includes the tomb of former king of Transylvania, Hunyadi Janos.

Thank Ina G
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A clasica goth cathedral, really simple and nice, peaceful. The tower was not available to visit however just walking around was a beautiful experience. The explanations under the statues were mostly in Hungarian, very few in English and almost none in Romanian.

Thank Andreea M
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It is a beautiful cathedral and visiting it offers a good chance to understand a bit of the Romanian history. Kids loved it. We promised we will go again.

Thank Romanita I
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I was impressed - I hadn't expected so much light inside. A huge cathedral, but the white stone walls and big windows make it so bright. When I entered it in the morning on a sunny day it looked as if there was a kind...More

Thank cropelka
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Is the longest cathedral in Romania Very interesting especially if there is a wedding when you visit it

Thank Danescu R
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great and interesting information from our local guide, as you can see the the cathedral is asimetrical and there's a story behind that. A MUST to visit.

Thank Ivan A
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