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Cathedral of Ploiesti

Catedrala Sfantul Ioan Botezatorul, Ploiesti, Romania
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Saint John the Baptizer Cathedral, Ploiesti

In 1923, the local authorities of Ploiesti decided to build a monument dedicated to the heroes who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
diana m
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Ploiesti, Romania
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I thing this is the biggest cathedral in Ploiesti. It's an imposing church. The paintings are very... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
adi035
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Brasov, Romania
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Catedrala Sfantul Ioan Botezatorul, Ploiesti, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 1923, the local authorities of Ploiesti decided to build a monument dedicated to the heroes who died in the First World War. After several public consultations, it was decided to raise an Orthodox seat in the center of the city, a cathedral dedicated to...More

Thank diana m
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I thing this is the biggest cathedral in Ploiesti. It's an imposing church. The paintings are very well executed. The church service had a special solemnity.

Thank adi035
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This was built to remember the heroes of the Great World War, and is dedicated to Saint John The Baptist. Actually the Cathedral is extended (the works aren't finished). The interior is very impressive.

1  Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I grew up with this churches in sight, and for a while my parents lived across the street. I have got married inside, ad I visited it repeatedly for various occasions. If you are used with an Orthodox church, it is nothing special about it....More

2  Thank Bboogg
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Is the one of the most important churches in Ploiesti.It is a meeting place for town residents. Very beautiful and if you have the chance for a religious celebration is really a experience..

Thank WildBucharestcom
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Nice church. Worth a 30 min visit, while in Ploiesti to see the largest church in town. There is no entrance fee.

Thank Alexandru D
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I loved everything about it: imposing looks, beautiful architecture, gorgeous colors and a gorgeously painted interior. Do not miss this attraction if you ever find yourselves in Ploiesti.

Thank QMAlex
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Is the most important church in Ploiesti and you can feel God arround you inside. Very beautiful and if you have the chance for a religious celebration is really a experience..

Thank vic69ploiesti
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