Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos), Bucharest

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Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos) 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. With our world travel planner, Bucharest attractions like Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Is worth making a visit and discover history in its pure sense. Very close to almost everything , to rarely visited !  more »
  • Plain and off a normal Church, which is in itself very stylish and well located. You will pass so or so off in the old town and you should stay on a photo.
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  • A true jewel exterior and Interior. The artistic work is sublime. The evening closed but beautiful external lighting.
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  • One of the most visited monastery in Bucharest by the foreign tourists. Taking photos is accepted. Being very small, the time of your visit should be optimised according to the number of visitors.
  • Beautiful ortodoxian church. Do not be too touristy when coming inside because people there are quite religious and don't like foreigners to take too many photos. Be respectful.
  • Most charming ancient little church, lovely atmosphere in the courtyard behind, very photogenic!
  • A beautiful small church, with a small courtyard with oriental influences in its architecture and decorations. It is worth at least a couple of photos.
  • A historical monument. Awesome architecture. A must see.
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