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Sf. Nicolae (Saint Nicholas)

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500 years old Church

very nice architecture and fabulous icons inside. if you ever travel to Brasov you must visit the Saint Nicholas Church!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very nice architecture and fabulous icons inside. if you ever travel to Brasov you must visit the Saint Nicholas Church!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Romanian architecture, amazing icons. The premise also incorporates the first school in Romanian language established in Transilvania.

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Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

A 500 year-orld orthodox church, belonging to the Romanian community, allowed by the conquerors to settle near the city, in what is now the Schei neigbourhood. Impressive architecture. In the courtyard one can see the first Romanian school in the area. A masterpiece of the Romanian presence in Brașov.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Like many churches in Romania the St Nichols Church is Brasov displays delightful architectural design normally seen in Disney movies.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

It is look like a castle if look at it from far. Next to Old Romanian School. Very good architecture in gothic style, built in 16th century. No photography allowed inside the church,.

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Sacele, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you visit the first romanian school you miss the Saint Nicholas church a very special place full of history and myths

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Runcorn, Cheshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

You could be forgiven for thinking that this early 16th century orthodox church is a fairytale castle .The pictures a fabulous addition to your portfolio.Step inside and you will find a rich visual treat that should not be missed. No photography allowed. Within ten minute walk of the main square

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

In 1512 began to build this church, but it took some centuries to finish it. The outside of the church is very interesting, it is not comparable with other similar churches. Inside it is very nice also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

As the reviewers have noted before, it has rather unusual exterior for an orthodox church. Inside, however, it is typically orthodox, old and impressive. Also walk around the church and look for old murals on its walls and glimpse into the cemetery– it is serene, with some very beautiful views. If you have reached this church, take your time and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The Sf. Nicolae Church has a different style and architecture than the regular orthodox churches. It seems to me that is some kind of an architectural mixture between the orthodox interior and the beauty of a catholic church exterior. The church was built around 1500 in the gothic style and modified afterwards several times. Together with the first Romanian school... More 

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