Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, Timisoara

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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral features 11 towers and seven bells, which can be heard throughout the town due to the unusual resonance of their sound. The cathedral was built in the late 1930s in the eclectic neo-Moldavian style, which combines Byzantine, Gothic, Ottoman, and Renaissance elements. Inside, notice the fragments of the 18th-century altar, executed in the Baroque style. The basement houses collections of religious objects, including rare books, icons, and paintings. Search for bullet marks on the steps in front of the cathedral, which are part of the story of the people's revolution that started in Timisoara. Make Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral part of your personalized Timisoara itinerary using our Timisoara sightseeing planner .
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  • Located towards the end of the pedestrian lane, this cathedral has colorful facades- brown, orange, black, etc. Inside, the altar areas are beautiful with gold-colored icons. It has 3 huge chandeliers...  more »
  • In a city of historical importance for the fall of the dictator Ceausescu this cathedral is a marvel for its ornamentation and its meaning. Not to be missed if it's out there. We attend a mass and the liturgy is impressive
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  • It's on the edge of the square, so you can see it from anywhere. The interior is modern, but the atmosphere is solemn. The night is lit up and it feels different.
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  • It's beautiful inside and out, even if you're not religious it's worth going inside at least for the way it looks. The park behind, and the small alley is incredibly beautiful during spring time when all the trees are in full bloom. It has a lot of history behind it and there's a museum inside too.
  • The church in Timisoara was built between 1937 and 1940. Architectural style is unusual for many Orthodox churches. Although there are elements of the Byzantine style, they are still lacking in the Byzantine style of a typical dome; Because of this, the church has 11 towers of which the highest, a central tower of about 96 m high, which is styled to the churches and monasteries of the Moldovan school.
  • One of the iconic buildings in Timisoara. Well worth visiting. Don't miss the very interesting and colorful rooftop.
  • I was lucky to visit an Easter service. Glorious singing merges with festive decoration an d structure of the interior. Must visit.
  • For interested people, an eye catcher with many hidden places waiting to be discovered.
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