The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, Chisinau

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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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  • One of the main attractions of the city. In the evening, many young people have wi fi, outlets built-in benches
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  • In the back of the park stands at the gate of victory Church. Into plain in appearance, but is not so large and thickly with the icon painting. Prayers were followers of local people.
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  • One of the most beautiful places in Chisinau, where the field of view Additionally do not get routine for Chisinau kinds of devastation and protracted construction. Around pure, worthy and stayed on European. The inside is very beautiful. May not be very appropriate term, but atmospheric. He stood up, looked up, prayed, experienced peace.
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  • Nice place. Too bad it does not have any chairs. This is not the case in Catholic or Protestant churches.
  • Excepțional de frumos
  • Peaceful and atmospheric place.
  • Very beautiful frescoes inside. The exterior does not represents is interior beauty.
  • The main church of the city