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Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated a bit away from the city centre, this architecturally impressive cathedral is worth a visit if you happen to be around the area. The cathedral looks large from the inside, but is smaller than expected inside. No pictures are allowed inside, which is a...More

Thank Firoz U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a particularly noteworthy church. Not really worth the walk from the old town, but maybe worth visiting if you happen to be nearby.

1  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Unfortunately the heal that lies in front of the church is nice but as a visitor you have no access to visit , to see and is a sad building with also sad people with unfortunist poop understanding of communications at any kind . I...More

Thank comanh
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a lovely cathedral surrounded by grand housing. It is a different architectural design to what we were used to for a cathedral but is beautiful inside. If you are in the area we suggest a visit and o go inside. The cathedral is...More

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 23 July 2018

take your time about 10 minutes walking from the center you will find this nice calm road who ends in the cathedral,inside the cathedral maybe you will need someone to explain if you realy wana know about it,otherwise without it again will deserve your time

Thank antie k
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Built from 1656 to 1658, the Patriarchal Cathedral of Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen sits on top of the hill as part of the cathedral complex in Bucharest. The paintings are 20th century restorations apart from the figure of Christ above the doorway, which is...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

a very nice place for the patriarchal church of Bucharest. we stopped by during a baptism. friendly people, lovely church and grounds.

Thank carpefeline
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A small cathedral, initially a monastery, a place to visit when visiting Bucharest. The nearby palace can also be visited!

Thank Alexandru C
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This cathedral is situated on the Mitropoliei Hill, near the Unirii Square, and was built between 1654 and 1658. There is the headquarter of the head of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Until the building of the Romanian National Cathedral will be ready, this is the...More

1  Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We stumbled on it, but it was impressive. You have to climb the hill. The entrance is and location is wonderful to this beautiful orthodox cathedral. Well worth the visit.

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klik
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Usually they have a morning service , from 8 am to 11 am
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