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This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.
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Strada Mitropoliei 35, Sibiu 550179, Romania
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

My friends and I simply stopped in here one night, and I am so happy we did! The exterior architecture is impressive, but the interior decorations are magnificent. Mosaic murals and icons shone with golden light on the ceiling, and worshippers quietly practicing their faith...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Gorgeous piece of architecture and a landmark for anyone who appreciates some peace and quiet. The paintings inside the cathedral are mesmerising and I could spend hours just taking them in. The cathedral is not around the other well known landmarks making it a "little"...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

The other reviews of this stunning building cover everything. If you're a lover of applied art, make sure you don't miss this beauty. The lights were turned off mid-way through our visit, so the painted walls lost their lustre.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NapierAro
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Jesus has arrisen. Thank you for such remarcable enjoyfull sunday mornings. I was baptised there. It was remarcable. I'm a Cristian Orthodox. I want to marry there or in the Cathedral of Targu Mures. A nice Sunshine going through the window! Jesus I trust in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Squashed in amongst other buildings a little way from the heart of Sibiu, the Orthodox Cathedral, built in the early 20th century, is unusually plain on the outside for an Orthodox church, the façade being narrow alternating bands of cream and terracotta bricks with few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 28 October 2018

An important part of Sibiu history.Worth to see.Elegant church in the city-centre .Go there for a service.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank schrijver_e
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It's an up-scale view of an orthodox church. It's huge and impressive in that sense, but painting-wise not very different from other similar places. Worth seeing if in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PmgyA1
Reviewed 20 August 2018

One of the most beautiful orthodox cathedral I have ever seen. Great arhitecture. Free entrance to everyone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Entrance here is free which was a nice surprise considering a lot of churches/cathedrals in this region charge for entry. Very beautiful unique interior, definitely worth visiting. The shop on site was also very pleasant. Possibly not a place for very young children as people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning church with beautiful paintings of biblical narrative. Great side shop to by Orthodox stuff

Date of experience: August 2018
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