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Address: Strada Mitropoliei 35, Sibiu 550179, Romania
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This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.

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Impressive architecture!

You can't really say, when you look at it from the outside, but it really is grandious! The paintings all over...plus, it is huge. Sure worth to be visited!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Piglesan A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can't really say, when you look at it from the outside, but it really is grandious! The paintings all over...plus, it is huge. Sure worth to be visited!

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Church inspired by Istanbul's Hagia Sophia is amazing already from the outside. The inside is breathtaking as every inch is covered in beautiful frescos and there is a peaceful atmosphere inside. Also the church gives a lot of charm to the Mitropoliei street which has such a variety of architectural styles, from Renaissance, Baroque, eclectic to neo byzantine.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love the look of the interior. We were there during a small wedding and it was lovely. I have to admit I photobombed the wedding party on the front steps.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This church takes your breathe away. As soon as you step across the door you have a sense of peace. You can hear a pin drop. Then as you continue to walk through you can see hand painted artwork all over the walls. You go to the middle of the church and look up and there is a painting of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A very nice cathedral situated a few streets away from the square so it is quite easy to find, the building is very big and is still in use with many services going on especially on a sunday

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Had a quick look inside during a service and was amazed by the decorations which are beautiful. Well worth a look.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Incredible architecture, the inside of the cathedral left me speechless and I'm not even religious, there's no reason for one to pass on this one while in Sibiu.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We attended an Easter Week service with our very religious guide and were amazed at the architecture and religious icons.

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Thank MacLachlan
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Nice place with a toucj of exotism for those who come from western europe. Nice paintings an architecture.

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Thank Noé R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

The Cathedral is pretty huge.If you are interested in this type of places, most probably you will like going there. It is situated in the city-center,so it is easy to get to it.

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