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Orthodox Cathedral

Address: Strada Mitropoliei 35, Sibiu, Romania
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Ranked #7 of 25 Attractions in Sibiu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Incredibly beautiful Cathedral, every inch of wall & ceiling painted with exquisite religious imagery. We were lucky enough to catch an evening service which was truly magical

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Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

One of the biggest cathedral in the area. Maybe not so characteristic architecture for this city, but it worst a visit. Enjoy!

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Woking, Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The church only dates from the beginning of the 20th century but is worth a visit, especially after the Catholic and Evangelical churches, because it is so different inside!

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Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Such a beautiful church. Loved it. Went there to look at the beautiful decorations. Was a little stunned.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

As Orthodox churches go this is one of the better examples in Rumania, which may be a reason to visit, but if you do not insist on Orthodox churches almost any Catholic or protestant church will match it for historical or artistic value. Note the special "3D" paintings that are uncommon in Orthodox churches.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This cathedral is amazing inside as well as outside you have to be very quiet inside as people are in there praying but worth a visit

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Constanta, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The transilvanian style of ortodox churches. The interior is very impressive. A must when you are visiting sibiu

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This cathedral has a gorgeous exterior that is hard to get a good photo of because of the neighbouring buildings. Well worth the trip to have a look at it. Also check out the archways across the street for their wall and ceiling paintings.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not being religious and having seen tons of Catholic churches all over the world, I was reluctant to visit yet another church. Wow. I was impressed. The paintings and stained windows were breath taking. I am glad I went.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Not being religious at all cathedrals and the like don't really do it for me, however as we were walking by we thought we'd pop our heads in. Wow, rarely can a building take my breath away but something about this place did.

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