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Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

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Address: Rr. e Kavajes 151, Tirana, Albania
Phone Number: (+355-4) 23 50 95
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A light in Tirana

This Orthodox Church is beautiful! It is in the center of Tirana and a light to all the people! The Priests are available if you ever want to talk about the Orthodox Faith. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Tirana, Albania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This Orthodox Church is beautiful! It is in the center of Tirana and a light to all the people! The Priests are available if you ever want to talk about the Orthodox Faith. There is also a very big bookstore where you can buy icons, incense, books and jewelry. Must see if you come to Tirana!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania is very nice. The impressive entrance to the church will get you in more imposing the central part of a church building. In the middle is a beautiful chandelier and beautiful frescoes in the dome. Very happy to go there when it's very hot

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nothing extraordinary about it. It is just a newly built church.I was not very impressed by its architecture, then that may be because it has no history to show.

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Sofia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is one of the largest Orthodox churches I have seen in this part of the world. The architecture is rather bizarre (reminds me of a huge Mormon church) and it's very modern. Worth seeing!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Stunning architecture, mosaics, and icons! Easy to access and kind staff and guards. A true example of art; and a lovely symbol of post-communist religious revival in Albania.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Light a candle and say little prayer! House of God is a place where you need to turn inside you and find a this small part in you soul which still is part of God. Regardless if you are believer or non-believer you should spend some minutes...

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stunning new erection full of stylistically 1000 year old art forms. Apparently we still know how to impress each other and the techniques have not been forgotten. Absolutely relaxing. Feel at home.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a wonderful example of new Orthodox architecture. It is conveniently located next to the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Tourism and about a block from the Taiwan restaurant complex. Its a quick visit and like Skanderberg Square a great navigation point in the city since you can see the spire from many locations in the downtown city center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Even if you are not a big religious person, you could still make a trip to the church, being not far from the Skanderbeg square and other attractions. The best part about the church is definitely the architecture that looks so elegant yet different and simple from the usual gothic based architectures common to other churches. The interiors are equally... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We went by pretty quick. Saw their book store...not that into old Churches. I was not anything greatly different than others

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Address: Rr. e Kavajes 151, Tirana, Albania
Phone Number: (+355-4) 23 50 95
Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana

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