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Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral

Avram Iancu Square, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
+40 264 431 004
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Avram Iancu Square, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
+40 264 431 004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's an imposing cathedral located in the center of Cluj. You can admire its beautiful architecture and take some pictures outside. Unfortunately it's not as nice as you expect it to be inside. Some restoration work is being done.

Thank Gabriella A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral (Catedrala Adormirea Maicii Domnului) is awesome. It is a shame that extensive restoration work was taking place during my visit.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The dome of the cathedral is in danger of collapse and big steel structures inside support the dome which spoils the whole building. A new cathedral is being built but is taking a long time to complete. A baptism of a baby was taking place...More

Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Impressive building at one end of Avram Iancu square. Pleasant interior with small chapels at each side decorated in mosaic. Smaller ante-chambers for lighting if candles.

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 11 April 2017

because of the unique history of cluj passing from culture to culture, there are many churches here reflecting different eras. it is recommended to learn how different churches associate with each culture as you will really appreciate the unique design that much more

Thank Ohad H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Liked the exterior, pretty impressive, and the inside aind bad at all with the lights so dark but cool. It takes only like 1 h visiting. Took such a great picture on the outside with the big statue and the romanian flags. One of the...More

Thank andrezstar
Reviewed 10 March 2017

very nice wall paintings and mosaics; be sure to visit the underground museum of religious art; easy to access and to visit

Thank danlucian
Reviewed 28 February 2017

During our free walking tour we got to hear many interesting stories surrounding some of the sites/attractions of Cluj. This is a very striking cathedral, built in the Brancovenesc style (that evolved during the 1600 and 1700's). Not particuarly old as it was built a...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Visit it, admire it, light a candle and think that if there is a God he loves you only if you have peace in your soul and you respect his creation and others. It's free, don't tip !!!

Thank Geza H
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Located in the Avram Iancu Square(center of the city), the Cathedral has a beautiful architecture(brâncovenesc style). On the semi-basement of the Cathedral there is a interesting museum.

Thank Mario B
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