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Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

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Address: Rr. e Kavajes 151, Tirana, Albania
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beautiful church !

If passing by , you should stop and have a look inside ! The architecture is interesting , the decoration is beautiful ! But inside the church is smaller than it might seem from... read more

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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since almost all religious buildings were destroyed, this one is a fresh new one. Bit weired such a big new churcn ( like everywhere) with so few belivers: power ostentation ?

Thank 279tadeud
Peppange, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If passing by , you should stop and have a look inside ! The architecture is interesting , the decoration is beautiful ! But inside the church is smaller than it might seem from the outside !

Thank kingofpeppange
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Walked outside and took lots of pictures. The building is beautiful and the walk at night is brilliant and is easy to access among the city street.

Thank Darla H
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I think is the biggest orthodox church in Albania. Is the place for the soul to find his peace and hope.

Thank Stefan H
Reading, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This Cathedral is absolutely incredible, a really modern design but it screams at you as you walk past, and you can't really ignore it. A definite must see!

Thank marrioa05
United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

going to a service is a must to hear the polyphonic singing if the choir - this is UNESCO protected culture. visit the bookshop underneath for icons etc

Thank Mark G
Greenville, South Carolina
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The church is new and in a modern Byzantine style. It is quite well done and I found it an excellent place to sit and contemplate for ten minutes or so. At least in December, it is not particularly busy or noisy. The contrast with more traditional Byzantine churches was interesting and not as severe as that comparison is for... More 

Thank NavyBratToo
Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Welcoming and full of mosaics. Blue dome. Not that old and paid for my Greek Orthodox.Good photo opportunity.

Thank gastronaut_11
Thessaloniki, Greece
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A unique modern newly constructed Orthodox church that is glowing with a beutiful blue collar at night still keeping a spirituality and respect Really worth to see what Inspired people can do

Thank nikolakopoulos
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

The architecture is truly weird and doesn't reflect the Albanian art. Apart of that, the church looks nice.

Thank Guilljea

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