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The main Orthodox Cathedral

Though the Cathedral park, lies this imposing building, built in 1836 and the main place or worship... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Douglas552
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Cathedral in the park

large and impressive building set in parkland. Good to look around but not too much to see, The... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
KevanEastYorkshire
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Hessle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get a local to tell you the history of the bells...melted down from Turkish cannons! Don't forget ladies that your hair needs to be covered upon entry...you will be warned if you sashay in uncovered!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Ste morda mislili: Obiskali smo med nedeljsko mašo. Vstopiš v oblak miru. Stojiš in se sprehodiš. Ogledaš si cerkev v tišini in tiho odideš. Zelo lepo. 134/5000 We visited Sunday Mass. You enter the cloud of peace. You exist and you wander. You look at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

A traditional orthodox church, with all the familiar features. A lot of icons and gilded frames, good lighting and a baptism ceremony.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

At the time we visited the church was having extensive exterior work carried out however it was open and the interior was stunning.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Though the Cathedral park, lies this imposing building, built in 1836 and the main place or worship for Orthodox Christians in Chisinau

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Main Chisinau cathedral surrounded by pleasant park full of beaches. Visited at all hours, nothing special to see but to enjoy nice singing during the ceremony

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrejamold
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It is a nice cathedral in the Orthodox style, well maintained and fully functional. Please note that ladies are expected to cover their hair with a simple scarf. As usual no photos are allowed. it makes for a cool stop and you can easily spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

large and impressive building set in parkland. Good to look around but not too much to see, The area is lit up at night.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KevanEastYorkshire
Reviewed 17 September 2018

But a lady told me I had "big big problems" because I took pictures :-). Nice frescoes. Austere exterior.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Cathedrals are alway a go to stop when I’m visiting a city. This cathedral was a nice surprise when visiting Chisinau and the park like atmosphere was equally nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
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