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About Stavropoleos Monastery
Stavropoleos Monastery, also called as Stravropoleos Church was my most favourite landmarks during my Old Town City Walking Tour. It is an Eastern Orthodox monastery in the Old Town of Bucharest and is quite an amazing monument. Founded by a Greek monk, it is said that the church was built in 1724. It is supposedly a masterpiece of Brancovan architectural style.
The doors, paintings and the walls of the monastery look really beautiful portraying the old and ancient beauty of monuments. The courtyard outside also has tombstones dating back to the 18th century as well. A definitely a must-visit while in Bucharest. Read Wiki to get additional details.
My visit and experience
I loved this church. It is an ancient and small church with lots of intricate details. The paintings were absolutely stunning. I was very impressed with the way it is maintained as well. I absolutely recommend visiting this tiny church.
- Address: Strada Stavropoleos 4, Bucuresti, Romania, Bucharest.
- Getting there: Nearest metro stations are University (Old Town) or Piata Unirii 2.
- Timings: 8 AM to 7 PM.
- Cost: FREE.
Note: The church does not tolerate any noise whatsoever. So please be kind and maintain silence.