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Orthodox Cathedral

Strada Mitropoliei 35, Sibiu, Romania
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Ranked #4 of 25 attractions in Sibiu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Description: This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.
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Bucharest, Romania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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121 reviews 121 reviews
30 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This may seem like a typical orthodox cathedral from the outiside but from the inside, it's just fabolous. The paintings were also amazing. Apart from that it's just a sight worth seeing.

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Somewhere on the Earth
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The building is easy to find and it's on the suggested tourist walking tour route which you can find on the public map here and there on the city. If you follow the red line on the map, you eventually see the most important spots in the city center. The cathedral has a free bathroom near the right wall from... More

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Munich
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I have been many time in Sibiu but now, just because of the curiosity of my travelling partner we entered this church and where most amazed. It is really very nice and very nice renovated

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Sao Paulo, SP
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Orthodox Cathedral. Open daily 6 am to 8 pm. Byzantine style. Built in 1906 and modelled on a famous mosque in Istanbul.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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142 reviews 142 reviews
95 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I really don't know why it's not rated higher. The exterior is lovely two colored brick and the interior is simply stunning! The frescos are bright and vibrant. It can be hard to capture pictures due to the windows and lighting but don't let that stop you from enjoying it. It makes me want to visit the other painted churches... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Breath taking Entering a world of religion, beauty, and awsome paintings! A place of Respect, and beautilful in all the ways possible

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Kansas City, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stumbled on the cathedral while out for a walk. Built between 1902 and 1906, this was a gorgeous example of art and architecture. It would have been great to attend a service at the church.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

It took me several attempts to get in here due to the religious holidays that were on during my visit, but it was worth the effort. The frescos are breathtaking

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