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Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were called in, or we felt so, while we were walking back to the metro station from the palace of the parliament visit on our first day at Bucharest. Had heard about this particular church from our guide, that this is one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jophy D
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Situated a bit away from the city centre, this architecturally impressive cathedral is worth a visit if you happen to be around the area. The cathedral looks large from the inside, but is smaller than expected inside. No pictures are allowed inside, which is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Firoz U
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Not a particularly noteworthy church. Not really worth the walk from the old town, but maybe worth visiting if you happen to be nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Brian R
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Unfortunately the heal that lies in front of the church is nice but as a visitor you have no access to visit , to see and is a sad building with also sad people with unfortunist poop understanding of communications at any kind . I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank comanh
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is a lovely cathedral surrounded by grand housing. It is a different architectural design to what we were used to for a cathedral but is beautiful inside. If you are in the area we suggest a visit and o go inside. The cathedral is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed July 23, 2018

take your time about 10 minutes walking from the center you will find this nice calm road who ends in the cathedral,inside the cathedral maybe you will need someone to explain if you realy wana know about it,otherwise without it again will deserve your time

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank antie k
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Built from 1656 to 1658, the Patriarchal Cathedral of Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen sits on top of the hill as part of the cathedral complex in Bucharest. The paintings are 20th century restorations apart from the figure of Christ above the doorway, which is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed June 24, 2018

a very nice place for the patriarchal church of Bucharest. we stopped by during a baptism. friendly people, lovely church and grounds.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank carpefeline
Reviewed June 20, 2018

A small cathedral, initially a monastery, a place to visit when visiting Bucharest. The nearby palace can also be visited!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alexandru C
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This cathedral is situated on the Mitropoliei Hill, near the Unirii Square, and was built between 1654 and 1658. There is the headquarter of the head of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Until the building of the Romanian National Cathedral will be ready, this is the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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February 10, 2018|
Response from H9268XYmariad |
Usually they have a morning service , from 8 am to 11 am
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Chris H
Leeds, United Kingdom
Romania Spending Money (4 Replies)
My family and I will be travelling to Romania for about 5 days in July 2016 and were wondering whether RON 100/ day/person would be sufficient to cover our food, public transports and entrance tickets. We have booked our accommodation. We are planning to rely on the public buses and tram provided by RATB while we are in Bucharest. We planned to visit Palatul Parlamentului,Stavropoleos Monastery, Patriarchal Cathedral,Cercul Militar Național,Palatul C.E.C. and Piața Revoluției. My family...More
June 06, 2016|
Response fromPeter T|
That's about £18 a day going on exchange rate when we were there in April may not be enough but I like to eat and drink in robertos (hilt on bucharest ) and have a few beers etc a beer was 10 I to 15 Ron in old town I'd take at least 250 Ron per day but each to their own.