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St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral

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Alba Julia - great summer night

The old part of Alba Julia, situated in the citadel is a magical place. The Catholic Cathedral is... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Teodor T
1000 years old Cathedral

The Cathedral is beautiful and it preserves the grave of Iancu de Hunedoara, both Romanian and... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
tomaciprian2004
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Strada Mihai Viteazul 21, Alba Iulia 510010, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to visit the tower, the women that was working there said that we can visit the tower between 10-17 but at 16 nobody was there.

Thank Micro E
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The old part of Alba Julia, situated in the citadel is a magical place. The Catholic Cathedral is only one of many things to see. I strongly recommend spending a night and enjoying a walk among the old buildings. The Cathedral itself is nice but...More

Thank Teodor T
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The Cathedral is beautiful and it preserves the grave of Iancu de Hunedoara, both Romanian and Hungarian hero and the queen Izabella of Hungary. It has beautiful art inside like a pieta and two beautiful stain glasses, unfortunately the last are difficult to be admired,...More

Thank tomaciprian2004
Reviewed 1 April 2018 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
Reviewed 22 March 2018

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
Reviewed 23 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.

Thank SakinWorld
Reviewed 2 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

1  Thank ilieadrianp
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 InaG288
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
Reviewed 7 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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