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

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Definitely, this must be one of the most wonderful orthodox cathedrals i have ever seen. The atmosphere is so calm. Beautiful!

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Ploiesti, Romania
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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely, this must be one of the most wonderful orthodox cathedrals i have ever seen. The atmosphere is so calm. Beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't planned to visit this cathedral but were walking past and popped in based on other trip advisor reviews. The inside is absolutely stunning. Every surface is beautifully decorated. A lovely place to wander round if you're a fan of churches.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's located close to the center and it's worth stopping by for a few minutes to see the beautiful facade and the richly decorated interior.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice church with lots of things to see. Nice facade, not realy old, but still worth a visit. Near historic centre of Sibiu.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Built on the principles of the so-called national-revivla style in Romania, the largeish Orthodox Cathedral takes pride in putting together elements from Ancient basilica's (like Constantine's Cathedral, Aga Sofia in today's Istanbul) and some romanesque elements. The interior is quite dark for Western standards. Services take long and they are a standing business.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Beautiful interior, extremely peaceful, in the heart of the historic centre. Worth a visit and spend some time inside admiring the frescoes.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It was one of the most beautiful Churches I have ever visited. It has a special almost awe inspiring atmosphere. If this Church was modelled on Sancta Sophia one can only imagine what the services were like in that great Church of long ago.

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Thank WarrenJohnson1959
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful orthodox church in Romania is in Sibiu. You must visit it. The architecture contrast with the entire old city because Sibiu has a German history, including religiously

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Oroville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This church was based on the Hagia Sophia and it doesn't disappoint. Even if you aren't Orthodox try to come for a service. The choir is amazing! If you are interesting in orthodox icons take a little while to visit the church store. Icons from all over Romania including eggshell icons, wood carved, hand painted and painted on glass. I've... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

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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