Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, Chernivtsi

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A World Heritage Site, Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University represents a study in multicultural architecture, featuring characteristics of Islamic, Byzantine, and Gothic styles harmoniously combined. Dating back to 1864, the palace was once an episcopal residence; today it houses Chernivtsi University. The 8 hectare (20 acre) complex consists of a chapel, a seminary building, and a monastery surrounded by gardens and sculptures. Walk inside the buildings to admire the intricate marble and wood decorations. You'll encounter exceptional acoustic chambers, and be sure to look up as you walk--ceiling decorations adorn almost every corner of the residence. One part of the building features enormous Venetian mirrors and drapes of priceless Chinese silk. Plan your visit to Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chernivtsi itinerary planner.
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  • This place is located in Chernivsti, Ukraine. The beauty of it is astonishing. It used to be the Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans. It was built between in the 19th century. The Resi...  more »
  • This is historical place, many years ago it was residence of orthodox metropolia. Now it is national university of Ukraine. If you have a plan to visit Chernivci, you must have to see this beautiful p...  more »
  • "Alhambra of Bukovina' is one of largest Ukrainian universities! You can be viewed independently, without orders. From this should wait for a visit at the entrance to half an hour, to complete the gro...  more »
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  • This place deserves to be in the World Heritage List of UNESCO. You will be enchanted by this monumental building. Sometimes people call the university "Ukrainian Hogwarts," and it's true, you can feel this magic!)
  • Look at the pictures! What an amazing areal, wow! More than beautiful, unbelievable!
  • The most beautiful university from the world for me.... it has an impresionat architecture,landscape and interior. All this and also the Church makes you believe that you are really in heaven
  • A beautiful, unesco designated university. You have to take a tour, make sure you don't lose your group as doors are locked!
  • The most beautiful, fantastic university I have ever seen. I wish I studied here, it is like living in magic.