The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, Chisinau

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4.4/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Bombed during World War II, The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”--the principal cathedral of the Moldovan Orthodox Church--offers insight into the country's spiritual life. Built in the 1830s, the building is of Neoclassical design, featuring rows of columns, bold lines, a large dome, and a stark white exterior. In contrast, the intricately and colorfully decorated interior boasts grand murals of religious imagery painted in blue, green, and gold across the ceilings and walls, and an array of finely worked gold. The cathedral has a separate bell tower, which was rebuilt in 1997 after its destruction in 1962 by communists. Visitors to the church are expected to dress modestly. Arrange your visit to The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord” and discover more family-friendly attractions in Chisinau using our Chisinau trip generator.
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  • The Nativity Cathedral in Chisinau is the main Cathedral of Moldova. Located in the heart of the city in a quiet park. Is in excellent condition both inside and out. The attendant kindly showed my icon of St.-Alexander Nevsky. Despite early morning of my visit (it was not yet 8 a.m.) at the temple were many parishioners. It turned out that in Moldova a very high percentage of believers is about 80%. The Church on the territory of the Park lead beautiful alleys. The most beautiful view, in my opinion, from the Government building where the visible and the Cathedral and the Arc de Triomphe.
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  • Well, not crazy. One of the few monuments in the capital. It is worth to come as more nothing. :) virtually in the Centre of
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  • Decide to choose this Cathedral for the baptism of a daughter, in the heart of the capital, the priest took us after payment of all contributions and told what to do step by step, then I as a mother stood to the side, and the child was scared and yelled the whole procedure of baptism, heart breaking, during that time I could see vaguely the Interior of the Church is a very richly painted, much gold, allowed to take photos inside the rite of baptism itself then, seeing all the details on the finished photos. The Council, not to the Church: If krestite child there or in any other Church, beware of fraud who ask money for various charity, my dad mistakenly gave a decent amount of money, while I was busy crying kid kassah there one and no sacrifice no more! This is a hoax! Besides the fact that you pull out of a purse, God forbid, to distract you and zacepât a few more cuts, as has happened with us, be vigilant and careful! Especially those who rarely go to church like my father and does not know the entire procedure of donations, to whom and how, and how much more so. This holiday was marred by unpleasant situation
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  • Excepțional de frumos
  • Peaceful and atmospheric place.
  • Very beautiful frescoes inside. The exterior does not represents is interior beauty.
  • The biggest Church in Chisinau
  • Приятное место.