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Orthodox Cathedral

Timisoara, Romania
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Ranked #3 of 22 Attractions in Timisoara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Art Galleries
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a relatively recent Cathedral (1926?) and the outside is nothing special but the inside is a delight. Visit to see lots of gold!

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Huntingdon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A beautiful Cathedral, definitely a must see if you are in Timisoara! It could do with a bit more historical information leaflets but if you are more organised than me I am sure you can find all this online.

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Timisoara, Romania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It is spectacular day or night for visiting. It is beautiful inside and outside. You need to keep the silence inside. The pictures are amazing, next to the river. After enjoying the Victoria square, don't miss the Cathedral.

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Beirut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Definitely swing by to check out the architecture and the design and paintings that cover the entire inside of the Cathedral. Especially if you're already in Piața Victoriei... It's right across the street. One of the prettiest churches I've seen.

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

King Michael made it possible - it's impressive If you like to visit or say a prayer - it's a place near God don't go at great celebrations - it's overcrowded

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is a church with nice architecture beautiful pics and nice story. I recommend to visit this church if you are going to Timisoara

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Visited after almost 10 years, this is a beautiful place of worship and very dear to the local people of any faith, one of the 'centerpieces' of the town. Many don't know that 25 years ago many people were shot on the steps in front of the cathedral, shot by their own army and militia during the Romanian People's revolution... More

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Woking, Surrey
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15 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was my first visit to a "working" orthodox cathedral (apart from Hagia Sophia in Istanbul) and was very interesting from that point of view alone. The gilding of the icons was most eye catching, as were the actions of the supplicants. Outside I noted a plaque that stated that it was completed in 1936, which greatly surprised me, as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Orthodox cathedral situated in the center of beautiful Timisoara. I srongly recommend to visit ant take a moment for yourself.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This cathedral may not be the biggest one or the most important one in the World, but it is probably one of the most beautiful cathedrals I've ever seen. Specially for an orthodox cathedral. If you go to Timisoara, it's a most, and most likely it's one of the very first things you will able to see while being downtown.... More

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