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An amazing monument that will take you back in time!

The cathedral (as well as its surroundings - also worth visiting) show you a totally different face... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
keszy88
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Impressive Cathedral close to Oradeas Castle, impressive inside, very interessant light impressions.

Reviewed April 29, 2018
andreao430
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Neumarkt, Italy
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

The cathedral (as well as its surroundings - also worth visiting) show you a totally different face of the city. They stand as a testament to faith while being a beautiful piece of architecture. The museum on the first floor is also worth visiting. A...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Impressive Cathedral close to Oradeas Castle, impressive inside, very interessant light impressions.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank andreao430
Reviewed March 4, 2018

It is the fifth church in Romania, as in size, with a nice park when in march and april, depend the spring time, you can find a bunch of magnolias trees. Here you can see reclics from Saint Ladislau the founder of Oradea city.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Adrian_Szoke
Reviewed November 15, 2017

The year 1083 is the accepted date of the foundation. The patron of the diocese was Ladislaus. Sixtus (1103–1113) is said to have been the first bishop. The foundation stone of the present cathedral was laid in 1752 Cathedral of St. Mary has the status...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LiviuOradea_Romania
Reviewed October 14, 2017

I don't know if it's because of the gothic architecture or the fact that my grandmother use to take me there every day to play in the yard when I was little, but this church is definitely my favorite. And for my excitement I recently...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pitzuri
Reviewed August 21, 2017

A nice place to visit. A lovely park next to the church, and a baroque palace for bishop. Lovely. ......

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

Old church situated in the garden of old museum of the county, has a massive inside sculpture traditional saints on the wals.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Impressive basilica, very large. Historical organ that waits for its proper restoration. The very interesting museum, with an excellent young lady guide, is not enough promoted so be careful not to miss it. It is not underground but upstairs. Only 10% of what they have...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CMihai1965
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully repainted but the inside is quiet, which is not a problem, but there is no information on the history or of the building. If Oradea would like to advertise these cathedral as tourist attractions they must at least give as a page of history...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank karen6111
Reviewed April 14, 2017

It's very impressive! I plan to have the wedding there. It's very imposing and the pipe organ is just wow

Date of experience: March 2017
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