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Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest's oldest.
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Strada Stavropoleos 4, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 313 4747
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All reviews small church old church wall paintings caru cu bere lovely church an oasis the heart of the city worth a visit walking tour nuns frescoes orthodox architecture spirituality choir prayer mass
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful and calming oasis in the middle of the city, this monastery boasts an impressive interior with frescoes. There is also a courtyard area. The entrance is free but bring money for a donation.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Old Town or planning to come to Old Town, you may want to stop by this beautiful old church.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Masarah001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small chapel with some calm infusing ambience, aromas and decor. Definitely worth a 10 minute visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sebastian_Forbes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is built in Brâncovenesc style. The patrons of the church are St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. One of the monastery's constant interests is Byzantine music, expressed through its choir and the largest collection of Byzantine music books in Romania.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alexandru D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden in the old city of Bucharest this greek orthodox church impresses its visitors with amazing architecture. Next to it there is caru cu bere, a well known restaurant with traditional Romanian food

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BeldimanAndrei
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a must see during your visit in Bucharest. It's easy to find, because is located in the old town center. The church is built in Brâncovenesc style and is a wonderful example of arhitecture. It iss among the few churches and monasteries that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C5636POmanuela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is beautiful, it is unforgettable, it is where it must be to chant, to give you hope! Yes, I walked last week on the narrow streets (only a few have remained paved. 30 years ago, they were prettier and full of small shops) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alexandra s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing to do is to walk around and explore. Bucharest is full of surprise. The traffic is noisy and it could be difficult to cross the roads, also it's not very well sign posted.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suelli l
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Lovely historic monastery near center of Bucharest. If possible go on a Sunday; it'll be very crowded but the music and pageantry are worth it. Please be respectful of the worshipers. Stand in back, don't block others.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Riight on the center of Bucharest in the old town tthere is an orthodox monastery.very old.you must go inside

Date of experience: December 2018
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IshaanK41
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Response from Dimitris_Kapos | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no there is not an entry fee. It is a monastery still functioning as a pilgrimage site, not a monument. No waiting time to enter. I don't know the time scedule, we 've been there around noon and it was open. I hope... More
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