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Sf. Nicolae (Saint Nicholas)

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Address: Brasov, Romania
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A pretty litle church

A pretty litle church, steep steeples give it a distinctive look. Good internally with well painted ceilings and walls.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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454 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty litle church, steep steeples give it a distinctive look. Good internally with well painted ceilings and walls.

Thank KS&HC
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

It's around 10 minutes walk from the black church and its' worth it. There is also the first Romanian school right next to the church. Beautiful on the inside and keeping the old fresco (peeled off) on the outside

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Thank Jacqueline A
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I recommend this church to those who want to see a symbol of traditional Orthodox Church surrounded by a beautiful garden with flowers and green. Also, the church harbors a museum and the first school that was founded in Romania.

Thank AnettHS
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153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

One look at this church and you know it's old...really old. There are still pieces of fresco left all over. What really impressed me was that this is still a very operational local house of worship. This made us all feel slightly uncomfortable because we didn't to disturb and are unfamiliar with Orthodox traditions. The worshippers were really friendly and... More 

Thank Joshiewoshie
Krum, Texas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We didn't have much time to visit this location since it was the last site to see on a tight schedule. However the place is absolutely amazing and the school is a must see.

Thank soniamac0806
Brasov, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

as I mentioned in other reviews,this church is definitely the most beautiful Orthodox Church in Brasov and one of the most beautiful in Romania;at the same time it has a somewhat outstanding architecture and not perfectly fitting with the Romania style;it resembles more to a Catholic church but it is at the same time a mix of perfect harmony,uniquness and... More 

Thank Ulysses336
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

I loved the tower roof and entrance portico. Inside it is not so attractive. It is worth walking the few blocks off the main square.

Thank LeoDiCecco_BA
Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Wonderful icons and ancient carved chair-benches. Only a limited space for visiting as half the chancel and high altar cordoned off. It seems to combine majesty with a folksy atmosphere! NO brochure in any language, let alone English! Tatty postcards not good enough. Nevertheless pictures, icons and carvings make a worthwhile visit.

Thank SueJennings
Elgin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

A church that reflects the history of the area. Worth a visit just to see how life has changed over the years and with it the worship.

Thank Paul G
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

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

Thank aimasaj

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