Stavropoleos Monastery

Visit Stavropoleos Monastery in Bucharest

One of the most beautiful monuments that I visited in Bucharest is the Stavropoleos monastery. The church/ monastery is absolutely stunning and the interiors of the church is very pretty.

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.

Stavropoleos Monastery

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.

Visiting details

  • 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.

Closing Notes

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.


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