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This name derives from the mechanism installed in the church tower in 1793. The clock and the moon are the work of George Rueppe, an innovative mechanic from Oradea. The mechanism rotating the moon is designed to make a full rotation on its axis in...more
The church is centrally located and even if you are not a religious person it isn't to be missed. It is not a large church, but it is beautiful inside, being unique due to the moon mechanism in its tower.
What has created a church fame beyond history is the unique mechanism in Europe located in the church tower, which bears the mark of the Viennese craftsman George Rueppe. It is a horology created in combination with a lunar, half-black, half-gold globe, located in the...More
The whole area is to be visited if you reach the central area of Oradea. "The Moon Church" has this name because the central tower has a mechanism that shows the moon's phases in real time. The mechanism of the globe is related to the...More
as part of the open space of Piata Unirii, it is very easy to see its slender silhouette
an unusual architecture and also unusual paintings for an Orthodox church
her rich interior is very nice, it worth to rest a while
we found a baptizing...More
It is a nice church in the old center of Oradea that has a large sphere that represents the moon that is spinning, showing all moon phases. Of course the spinning speed is slow. also the inside and the museum are nice places to visit.
the Moon Church is in the main square of Oradea ,the Unirii square,it is a Barock style church which has on the front under the clock tower a sphere resembling the moon and this sphere is actually showing the position of the moon ; further...More