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Bulevardul Regele Ferdinand I, Timisoara 300006, Romania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

This is the cathedral that closed the doors rather than provide sanctuary during the revolution. As a result, during the revolution in 1989 several heroes were shot and died on the front steps.

3  Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Could not get in due to services being held at the time but from what could be seen from the vestibule was impressive!

2  Thank Tony_and_Teodora
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All reviews orthodox cathedral beautiful inside impressive building the heart of the city historical place worth a visit central square visiting timisoara great architecture romanian revolution opera house icons symbol interior worship candles pray
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Regardless of whether you consider yourself religious or spiritual, there is no doubt that this church and the underground museum is a wealth of historic artefacts. The church itself is undoubtedly gorgeous but it was the time I spent conversing with Sister Nikoleta that really...More

Thank Aishah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is very beautiful with eye glazing icons, a unique atmosphere of respect and prayer inside the church, that is even more beutiful from the inside than from the outside

Thank Pedro L
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The interior of the cathedral is stunning, but you should take the time to go to the free museum (entrance to the right of the altar). We had the very good fortune of engaging with the knowledgeable Sister Nicoletta who imparted a treasure trove of...More

1  Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A service was taking place when we visited. We were able to listen and peeked into the altar for several minutes. Photos were allowed even during the service. No admission is required. In the 90s, young people were killed on the door steps of the...More

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A cathedral with very nice architecture, not so big as the Western Europe cathedrals but this one it’s cute too

Thank Francesca C
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing cathedral, well worth a visit. Beautiful inside and out. A must visit. Beautiful grounds an picture opportunities

Thank karilynnequin
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A really beautiful church that is centrally located, but the real gem here is not the main room itself but instead what lies hidden beneath the stone floor, in the form of a museum filled with old books and icons from different epochs. Here Sister...More

Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Not only a cathedral, this is a historical place for the romanian 1989 revolution, Tens of young peopels died on these stairs, staying here you feel the air of the liberty they fight for.

Thank Corina Violeta O
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is hard to miss if you’re in the old town. It’s beautiful! Even better when all the bells are ringing.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Wow. Wow. Wow. Wirth a visit. Free to enter. You can buy a candle and light it in honor or the dead or the living. They don't allow you to bring your own candles.

1  Thank Tj A
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Response from 822catalina | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course - you don't even need a flash, the lighting is perfect