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Saint George New Church (Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou)

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One the best churches ever visited . Architecture is great and atmosphere is unique. cannot miss... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
eftapsich0s
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Kifissia, Greece
Great paintings inside

If you like this Byzantine style of paintings, this church boasts some of the best in the city. You... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
adancing
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

One the best churches ever visited . Architecture is great and atmosphere is unique. cannot miss this spot when visiting Bucharest

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank eftapsich0s
Reviewed 4 August 2018

If you like this Byzantine style of paintings, this church boasts some of the best in the city. You can admire the various paintings inside as it has plenty to check.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank adancing
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The artwork is impressive and it is pleasant to spend some time in the courtyard. The story on how the hidden tomb of the prince was found is fantastic.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Outside the church us a statue of Constantin Brancoveanu, the ruler who was executed by the Ottomans, along with his sons, for refusing to renounce their faith. He is a saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church and his remains are here in this church, one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I've seen a lot of churches recently and this is one of the best. Just outside the historic area, but easy to walk to because of the underpass to cross the main road. The paintings in the exo-narthex are bright and fascinating. Inside is to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 29 May 2018

New St George Church has by far the most stunning artwork among Romanian churches. Amazing artwork of "the path to hell" on a mural on the outside portico (right side). Only minor downside is that I did note a few vagrants in the surrounding park....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jolangfo
Reviewed 10 May 2018

During our walk of the jewish/old town area we saw many interesting sites, including this very beautiful church, back in the day this was part of old town. however now, a main road cuts through, making this area the dodgy part of town. We decided...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Lovely church. Really worth seeing. We were so lucky to be there when mass was being sung. It is one of the churches you should go to.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

It's a beautiful church. I would think the moniker of New is relative, given that it was sanctified in 1707. Designed by an Italian, the glorious frescoes were created by the greatest of Romanian artists. It has undergone a recent renovation bringing the original lustre...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This church is impressive inside but outside it is overgrown and forlorn looking The trees almost obscure it and is a meeting place for a lot of the cities homeless Like some many needs TLC outside

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank N8699PYpeterw
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