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Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos)

Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 313 4747
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Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest's oldest.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (222 reviews)
“caru cu bere” (18 reviews)
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Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 313 4747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is so overrated, that we literally couldn't be bothered to even stop next to it during this visit in Bucharest. It was supposed to be open, according to the time table, but it wasn't, and nobody had any idea why. While the inner...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few sites in Old Town you can't miss. Outside beautiful and inside very small though beautiful as well. A recommended visit!

Thank Zucc50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a quick visit, this centrally located small church boasts a beautiful facade and some stunning interior frescoes.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed going to this unique monastery and church. We were allowed to take photos. Lovely exterior and inside courtyard. It was built in 1724 and is now an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns.

Thank DianneCGraham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church/monestary saved from destruction when Nicolae Ceausescu was building his boulevards and palace. People figured out how to move churches and apartment buildings out of the demolition path and relocated them many blocks away.

Thank kanekane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful small monastery and church. It is located in the heart of old town near Caro cu Bere and is a quiet haven as such. The paintinga inside are very nice and so is the intetnal courtyard. Definitely a go.

Thank Ronen99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking under consideration how centrally it is located, it's a good place to stop for anyone interested in an insight to orthodox Christianity. Currently under maintenance, but accessible nonetheless.

Thank Lefteris Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most interesting churches in the city, allows you to take a short rest inside from the noises of the city.

Thank Michal_Kurek
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The small, ancient church and monastery still today houses about 7 nuns. Not only it has witness many happenings of Romanian history but also displays a unique arquitectural style combining Greek, Roman and Turkish styles

Thank Nahuel_Agustin
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A little gem in the centre of the old town. The garden is just lovely, definitely go inside while touring the old city!

Thank TTT-HRC
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Ishaan K
4 October 2016|
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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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