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Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi, Romania

From series “The Most Astonishing Orthodox Churches”
Year: 1940. Height: 96 m.

Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi is the largest Orthodox Church in Romania. It was built in 1940 and until now it is the highest cathedrals in the world. The inner decoration works weren’t finished because of the war. But this wasn’t a reason not to dedicated a temple to God. Only 16 years after the official open, the decoration was finished.

Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi, Romania The Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi is a great architectural monument. One of the main peculiarities are the pointed towers. The highest tower is 96 meters high. It can have up to 4 000 believers at once. The main decoration of the cathedral is the wonderful art painting made by famous artist Afanasy Damian. The inner and outer decoration has a number of unique details. Even the chandeliers look unusual, no one other Orthodox Church doesn’t have such.

The wonderful cathedral is a most visited sightseeing in Timisoara. In the cellar was opened an interesting museum, where was placed a rich collection of medieval art pieces and manuscripts of the 16th century. The cathedral has a nice square. In the warm period of time, it is decorated with interesting landscape compositions. The cathedral is very beautiful even in the evening. At night it is decorated with wonderful art lightning. Next - Temple of Tsmind Sameba

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ATM bankomat: 'Credit Europe Bank' located in 0.13 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'RA Travel' is located in 0.12 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'MOL' in 0.51 km
Supermarket: 'Secom Timișoara' in 0.4 km
Parking: 'Parcare cu plată' in 0.42 km
Apotheek: 'Sensiblu' in 0.15 km
Police station: 'Biroul Arme Explozivi și Substanțe Toxice' in 0.56 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Fresca Pizza and Pasta' in 0.1 km
Railway station: 'Timişoara Nord railway station' in 1.28 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Giarmata Airport TSR - in 10 km
 »  Arad Airport ARW - in 47 km
 »  Vrsac Airport NUL - in 67 km
 »  Batajnia Air Base Airport BJY - in 118 km
 »  Nikola Tesla Airport BEG - in 126 km
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Casa Palace

Located in 0 km from Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi
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The rooms of Casa Palace are air-conditioned and include a private bathroom, a seating area with a TV and a refrigerator. Some have a patio. The … More: photo, rates and booking
Pensiunea Sofia

Located in 1 km from Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi
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All rooms are decorated with warm colours and equipped with a TV, a minibar. The private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The restaurant … More: photo, rates and booking
Vila Veneto

Located in 2 km from Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi
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The centre of Timisoara is 1.5 km from the Vila Veneto, the Union Square can be reached within a 20-minute walk. The Traian Vuia International … More: photo, rates and booking
Pensiunea Red Rose

Located in 3 km from Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi
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All spacious units are fitted with a cable TV, a living area and a bathroom with a bathtub or a hydro-massage shower. The suites also have a balcony. … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Cathedral Timisoara Trei Ierarhi - Timisoara

First mentions about the city date back to the early 13th century. At that time a Roman fortress was situated on that territory. In the Middle Ages it was conquered by the Turks and remained in their hands until the 18th century. The modern city represents a unique mix of architectural styles and cultural traditions; there are historical sites from different eras in its territory.
It is worth to start exploring attractions of the city with a visit to Victory Square; next to it there are several iconic objects. The Orthodox Cathedral is very impressive and unique architectural monument; it was built in the middle of the last century. Its main distinguishing feature is the bright red-and- green roof lined with multi-colored tiles.

Opposite the cathedral there is a beautiful monument dedicated to those killed during the revolution of 1989. There is also Memorial Museum of Revolution (Memorial ul Revolutieri) that will allow learning a lot of important and interesting facts about this historic event. Among the exhibits there are uniforms, historical documents, books and a collection of newspapers, an interesting library and a rich collection of personal belongings of revolutionaries. The museum often hosts representations of interesting historical films.
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