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This name derives from the mechanism installed in the church tower in 1793. The clock and the moon are the work of George Rueppe, an innovative mechanic from Oradea. The mechanism rotating the moon is designed to make a full rotation on its axis in...more
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The whole area is to be visited if you reach the central area of Oradea. "The Moon Church" has this name because the central tower has a mechanism that shows the moon's phases in real time. The mechanism of the globe is related to the...More
as part of the open space of Piata Unirii, it is very easy to see its slender silhouette
an unusual architecture and also unusual paintings for an Orthodox church
her rich interior is very nice, it worth to rest a while
we found a baptizing...More
It is a nice church in the old center of Oradea that has a large sphere that represents the moon that is spinning, showing all moon phases. Of course the spinning speed is slow. also the inside and the museum are nice places to visit.
the Moon Church is in the main square of Oradea ,the Unirii square,it is a Barock style church which has on the front under the clock tower a sphere resembling the moon and this sphere is actually showing the position of the moon ; further...More
A very nice stop on any walk through the central square. The moon clock being its most unique design feature. The little gift area inside offers some very low cost icons, among other items. A great find for icon collectors.
The Moon Church is not large but the entire inside can be seen without pillars in the way and the decoration is wonderful. Certainly worth a half hour of your time to check out as I can't think of a more beautiful church that I...More