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Saint Spyridon the New Church

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Beautiful paintings by Romanian master Gheorghe Tattarescu

This 19th century church in the heart of Bucharest is one of the finest pieces of Christian... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Liviu P
Bucharest, Romania
the biggest Orthodox church in Bucharest

This is the biggest Orthodox church in Bucharest, and maybe the most beautiful one, inside and... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This 19th century church in the heart of Bucharest is one of the finest pieces of Christian Orthodox architecture. Yet, what is differentiating this church from others is the interior decorations, with the marvelous paitings by the Romanian master Gheorghe Tattarescu in Renaissance style, superb...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This is the biggest Orthodox church in Bucharest, and maybe the most beautiful one, inside and outside.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Originally built in 1860, this church was several times reconstructed. It has central tower and two towers in front, also many art works inside such as icons and mosaics. Today it's the biggest Roman Orthodox church in Bucharest.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

the biggest Orthodox church in Bucharest, and maybe the most beautiful one due to that, you could see there nice weddings it suffered a lot after earthquakes, the subway construction, etc, so so it was pretty close to be demolished fortunately, it has been saved,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

While walking in the city I saw this beautiful church and decided to go in. It was built by a prince of Wallachia and its style is beautiful. Hundreds of paintings decorates the interior. It was partially destroyed in world war II and renovated in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Saint Spyridon the New Church (Romanian: Sfântul Spiridon Nou) is a Romanian Orthodox church in Bucharest, Romania on Calea Șerban Vodă, no. 29. Originally built with Gothic influences in 1860, it was strongly modified by Patriarch Justinian (especially the towers from Gothic style to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Built between 1852 -1856 and consecrated on November 8th 1860, by Scarlat Ghica, the son of Grigore Ghica, Prince of Wallachia, Saint Spiridon the New Church is the klargest orthodox church of Bucharest. The church was built in an eclectic style, on the place of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mihai P
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have been to this church several times. It is very well taking care of both outside and inside. The paintings inside the church are really pretty and the the entire church is fairly bright. Ideal if you want to take pictures.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Pierre G
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is one of Bucharest most interesting church. Different from the rest because of its naval shape this place is a must see while walking through city center.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

Beautiful work of art. This building is located south from Piata unirii (10 minutes walk). quite isolated from other attractions.

Date of experience: December 2015
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