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The Curtea de Arges Cathedral

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Address: Curtea de Arges, Romania
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historic place at monastery location

historic place at monastery location at curtea de arges, you have to see saint remaining, enjoy outer side which is grassy, green. and looks good in winters as well. priest Radu... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

historic place at monastery location at curtea de arges, you have to see saint remaining, enjoy outer side which is grassy, green. and looks good in winters as well. priest Radu was very supportive and young person, his hospitality was also good

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It is a free and accesibile location and my advice is to visit it in any day except from Sunday late morning. They have masses and the cathedral is really cowded. It is an istorical location and it is worth seeing it.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Curtea de Arges Cathedralis is a Romanian Orthodox Cathedral of exceptional beauty. Originally constructed between 1512 to 1517, it was reconstructed between 1875 to 1885. It was built in the Byzantine style with Moorish arabesques. The exterior is ornate and elaborate, very different from any other churches which we visited. It is one of the most beautiful churches that I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If u are on the Halloween tour then this location is situated along your journey. If not it is some way from Bucharest. But once there the cathedral is beautiful. It is still in used. The church itself is beautiful and it's also the mausoleum for the 1st and 2nd kings of Romania. The ground are wonderfully kept and u... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a most beautiful cathedral, situated in one of the most scenic areas of Romania. There are many legends associated with the building of this cathedral, including the death of the architect's wife who was sacrificed to ensure the building success. According to legend she is buried within the exterior walls of the cathedral. Regardless of gory legends, this... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Definately the TopAttraction of Cureta de Arges and around. Do not miss it, it is as beautifull as Tah Mahal in India.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The architecture of the church is very beautiful the stones colour unusual it is historic place as king and queen are berried here. Oh and the legend a bit scary....

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This church is outstanding in many ways, firstly from the outside the architecture is fantastic but once inside the interior is pristine with artifacts that are in my view are priceless. A real must see if your in this area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Breathtaking orthodox church, especially at first glance from the outside. The cathedral looks like a silver jewel, every inch of it is stunningly ornamented in great detail and shiny colors. The inside also surprised us, as we discovered that this church was much older than we expected, having been built in the Byzantine style in the 16th century. The church... More 

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Cugir, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Orthodox church containing the tombs of the Romanian king Carol I. and his wife Elisabeth as well as Ferdinand and his wife Maria.

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