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45 Calea Victoriei, Bucharest 010064, Romania
+40 21 410 7116
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many of the churches in Romania were demolished by the communist regimes that it is a rare sight to find an antique Basilica or monasteries.

Thank Nisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind of an average, small Orthodox church. Worth a quick visit if you happen to be in the neighborhood.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We came across this Orthodox Church on our walk along Calea Victoriei. Not the most beautiful building, being of red brick. Unfortunately it wasn't open or we'd have gone inside.

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed August 26, 2018

One of my favorite places in Bucharest, Kretzulescu Church is an Eastern Orthodox church that was commissioned in the early 18th century. The church features frescoes from the 18th and 19th centuries. The church is very easy to get to although parking may be a...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Yes it is worth a quick look while out walking. Nice small very old building with lots of history....

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed August 11, 2018

A lovely little narrow church in typical Romanian orthodox style... not worth a separate trip to visit but you will probably come across it during your sitpghtseing in Bucharest. The Kretzulescu Church (also spelled Crețulescu) was built between 1720 and 1722, and it is one...More

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The Kretzulescu church can also be found on Calea Victoriei and dates back to the early 1700's. It wasn't open but I still enjoyed the exterior

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

One of the few churches in Bucharest that is freestanding and you can see it from all sides, the church near the Royal Palace was threatened with demolition during the communist regime but saved by the protests of architects and others regarding the historic importance...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Recently restored, Byzantine-style painting is of great value.I noticed beside the iconostasis and the special chandelier.

Thank Alexandru C
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This Eastern Orthodox Church and was commissioned in 1720–1722. The ceiling and arches of the entrance were covered in frescoes. I respectfully entered the church during Sunday worship to purchase two candles to light outside. The “alter” area of the church was a massive puzzle...More

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