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Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos)

Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 313 4747
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Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest's oldest.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (277 reviews)
“wall paintings” (16 reviews)
“caru cu bere” (20 reviews)
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Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 313 4747
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"old town"
in 277 reviews
"wall paintings"
in 16 reviews
"caru cu bere"
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"an oasis"
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"architectural style"
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"worth a visit"
in 37 reviews
"the heart of the city"
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"walking tour"
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"nuns"
in 58 reviews
"orthodox"
in 61 reviews
"frescoes"
in 57 reviews
"cloisters"
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"spirituality"
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"prayer"
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"stone"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommend you visit even if you are not religious to admire and pay respect to the culture and history of Romania

Thank James K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a long day I passed by to enjoy a moment of silence. This is not so normal in the high season. Go there enjoy the silence and the beauty of this small monastery.

Thank Mathias H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing church with a beautiful park next to it! This is kind of hidden, but once found we enjoyed the quiet location!

Thank Andreea L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a lively lunch at the Caru'cubere, we set off on a guided walk to a nearby authentic shopping street. But on the corner we were so charmed by the bijou Stavropoleos monastery/ church that we stayed there instead! This Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns...More

Thank GeorginaS152
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Reviewed 2 days ago

with its monastery garden in the vicinity, a true little gem offering a glimpse into Orthodox spirituality, a quiet oasis

Thank TomOpo
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Being one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Bucharest, situated at walking distance from city's downtown.

Thank 15matjan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is a little oasis of tranquility in the heart of the old town. It’s also one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Bucharest, due to the rich stone-carved decorations and frescoes painted on the walls according to the locals. I was...More

Thank TravelTrooperX2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a little oasis of tranquility in the heart of the old town. It's also one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Bucharest, due to the rich stone-carved decorations and frescoes painted on the walls. Monastery attached. The cloisters are small but really lovely...More

Thank Chrissie M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church is quite small but it looks very nice from outside also in thr evening with a good illuminatio.

Thank Manu987
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is a colourful historic gem, particularly beautiful on the outside. The inside of the church is very small and although it is richly decorated, it is so dark and filthy that there is little left oif the colours to be seen. Still a...More

Thank HansCB
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Ishaan K
3 October 2016|
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Response from Dimitris_Kapos | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no there is not an entry fee. It is a monastery still functioning as a pilgrimage site, not a monument. No waiting time to enter. I don't know the time scedule, we 've been there around noon and it was open. I hope... More
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