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Sf. Nicolae (Saint Nicholas)

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Address: Brasov, Romania
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Brasov Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour

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Orthodox Church with pretty spires, surrounded with a wall with murals

My son took us to this little church because the neighborhood it's located in was one of his favorite areas when he lived in Brasov a few years ago. We liked the pretty little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Fairfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son took us to this little church because the neighborhood it's located in was one of his favorite areas when he lived in Brasov a few years ago. We liked the pretty little square and the surrounding buildings as well. To reach the church, you walk through a covered gate and up a little hill. A wall surrounds the... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is just next to the oldest medieval school and printing press. You can visit all three sights in a short time.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

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Hong Kong, China
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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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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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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.

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Toronto
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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 

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Krum, Texas
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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.

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Brasov, Romania
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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 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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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.

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