Biserica Stavropoleos, Bucharest

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Biserica Stavropoleos has been compared to a jewelry box because of its small size, rich exterior, and interior choral style decoration. Observe the ornate stone and wood carvings, particularly on the church's main doors, as well as the restored 18th-century ceiling and wall paintings. As one of the city's oldest churches, the house of worship is also known for its collection of Byzantine music books, ancient texts, and sacred objects. It's the only surviving part of the original women's monastery built in 1724. Notice the collection of tombstones scattered around the courtyard surrounded by a richly ornamented colonnade with oriental arches. Make Biserica Stavropoleos a centerpiece of your Bucharest vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bucharest vacation generator.
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  • August 19, 2017
    This is an old church whose iconography impress both abroad and inside part of the atmosphere is evocative and carry unconsciously in another era ... the solemnity is a feeling that you will feel just as you enter the temple ... Don't miss it!
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  • August 19, 2017
    Little gem in the heart of the city, you can not visit it. Attention at the time, having overcome the 19 often is closed.
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  • August 19, 2017
    This small church, located in the Centre of Bucharest, very close the famous restaurant Caru cu bere, is a gem. Both its interior and especially its exterior paintings are worth a visit. Stop, watch and enjoy despite its central location the patio-claustro that has side aged nun is a cool, calm and extraordinary site. It is one of my favorite in Bucharest...
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  • Beautiful monastery, definitely worth a peak inside for all the well preserved frescoes on the wall. Photos without flash permitted. Free entry but donations obviously encouraged.
  • A historical monument. Awesome architecture
  • Pretty cool church. Worth a look.
  • One of the oldest church in Bucharest. Must visit.
  • Nice little Abbey in the middle of the Old City Core of a Capitol. Good scene for Pictures

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