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Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos)

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Address: Strada Stavropoleos, Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number: 313-47-47
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Description: Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest's oldest.

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Gorgeous!

Such a beautiful church. Must see. Colors both inside & out are just amazing. And easy to get to also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful church. Must see. Colors both inside & out are just amazing. And easy to get to also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is really like a gem in the Old town section of Bucharest. It is tiny so do not expect to spend hours in it. It has informational pamphlets inside the church written in many languages. If you stay a little longer you may see locals stopping by for a fast praying, and you may witness Orthodox way of praying.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It is a small orthodox church, painted and decorated with Moorish architecture and yet again small but serene courtyard in the middle of the bustling Old Town. It almost feels out of place and because of that it begs attention. In fact there are other bigger, grand churches within and around Old town but this little gem with the painted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Behind the national History Museum, you can find this little old church that is probably the essence of Romanian religious architecture: a Brancovenesc building and frescoes all over the interior. It also has a little cloister worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

such a beautiful church in the middle of a normal street it jumps out at you and says come in.Well i went in and just sat there for 20 min admiring the beauty and tranquility of it all,not being a very religious person,i must admit i was moved by it all a must see in bucharest

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

if highly decorated churches are your thing then dont miss out on any here in Bucharest everyone we went into was just beautiflly adorned with decorations, they tend to be almost like small private chapels so dosnt take long to see them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We didn't know about this place and just accidentaly run into it. Its a little place of peace in the grey Bucharest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Handpainted frescoes are beautiful. Many locals come to light candles and pray. Wonderful people-watching in the Old Quarter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a beauty of a church in the main area of the old town. The exterior is beautifully ornate with a quiet courtyard. The interior is quite small, but with gorgeous frescos covering absolutely every surface. This was my first introduction to an old Romanian church with its classical design. An elderly woman was in the vestibule to collect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Amazing decorations on the wall. Lovely woman inside looking after the church. It's small but worth a visit.

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