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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Str. Stavropoleos nr.4, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 313 4747
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did not tour the inside, but the outside area of this church is simply beautiful! It is located right in the square and very easy to find.

Thank formykids12
Reviewed 5 days ago

While walking around the Old city part, among the ruins, the many hip cafes, just by the famous restaurant Caru cu Bere and the History Museum, this church is a museum in itself. Try going early Sunday morning or for the evening service. .It is...More

Thank Romanita I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are a believer or not, you might like to visit this very special place, right in the center of the city of Bucharest. The small church Stavropoleos is situated nearby "Caru' cu bere" restaurant behind the National History Museum. This church is an...More

Thank francisc-atila V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during a serviceand it was wonderful with male choir chanting and singing. The interior is beautiful and for us the first time in an orthodox church service.

Thank odysseusChicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the more popular churches to visit it is a cultural mix with the Ottoman inspired exterior design features so it can get more crowded than many of the others but still has a wonderful orthodox interior that is worth seeing.

Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is right in the heart of the historic town, and a real oasis of icons and atmosphere. Well worth a visit

Thank Ourse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stavropoleos Church can be found on one of the streets of the old town of Bucharest ; it was built in the 18th century by a Greek monk and was initially a monastery ; it has an outstanding architecture with beautiful stone and wood carvings...More

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a few minutes out to have a look at this church.The interior is really beautiful and very peaceful

Thank dublinbren58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impresed, building has some Greek history very well maintained. Hope to see once whole old town like this building

Thank tomaznina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bucharest has many interesting Orthodox churches. The church of the Stavropoleos Monastery is one of the most interesting, with lot of frescoes everywhere. The great number of reviews received from the Tripadvisor community reveals that this church is extremely popular with tourists. The popularity seems...More

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Ishaan K
hi, i had a few questions: Is there an entry fee to enter the premises? What hours is the church open to public? Rough waiting time before one can gain entry?
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