A church means the center of the city for Bucharest, independently of the actual position. Around the 0 kilometer stone - of where the distance between the capital and the other cities is measured - is a trueful mosaic of religious architecture: a typical Russian church, an Italian and an Armenian church, a anglikanische chapel, a Greek church, a catholic cathedral, a mosque and a synagog. Some the most important faith buildings are the following ones…
The Stavropoleus church, convenient on the road of the same name - in close proximity to Lipscani - is the oldest building, which is to be found nowadays in Bucharest. The small church with a brick front was established in the year 1724, in the Byzantine style and with the assistance of a Greek monk, Ioanichie. The building is coined/shaped of the influence of the late Brâncovan of style, while in the small backyard numerous columns and graves are. This “chiostro” was established in the year 1899 by ion Mincu, of one of the most important Romanian architects. Address: Stavropoleus STR., 4.
The Patriarchali cathedral, the center of the Romanian faith, lies on the only hill in Bucharest - Mitropoliei hill - in close proximity to Piata Unirii. The walachische ruler Serban Basarab donated the building in the year 1655 and terminated the ruler Constantin Brâncoveanu the building in the year 1698. An impressing building - 28 meters of interior length, with a church ship of 14.6 meters - in that all religious ceremonies instead of find. Here in the year 1688 the Bible from Bucharest was sketched - the first complete translation of the Bible into those to Romanian language. The work has a special value, because it contributed to the development of the Romanian literary language. Address: Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei, 21.
The Antim monastery became in the time interval 1714 - 1715 of the archbishop Antim Ivireanu, one of the most important culture personalities during the Constantin Brâncoveanu rule, establish. Nowadays the monastery is one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in Bucharest and belongs - by its ornaments and its concept - to the Brâncovan style. K. Stork is an artist, who its casting on this building behind-read, by he some beautiful sculptures added. Address: Mitropolit Antim Ivireanu STR., 29.
The Kretzulescu church is one of the monuments, which represents best the spirit of the Brâncovan art and architecture. The building became in the time interval 1720 - 1722 upon the request of chancellor Iordache Kretzulescu and its wife, Sava (one the daughter of the ruler Constantin Brâncoveanu) establish. The Innenfresken was accomplished by Gheorghe Tattarescu (1859 - 1860). Address: Calea Victoriei, 45A.
The holy Josef cathedral is well-known also under the name “the catholic cathedral”. A simple building from red clay bricks, which would look in the photo of an English city as “from at home”. Lain in the city centre, this building brings an additional attraction to eklektische appearance to the capital. Address: G-ral Henry Mathias Berthelot STR. 15.
DieAnglikani church. This anglikanische church from red clay bricks offers Sundays religious services in English language to 10:00 clock. Address: Xenopol STR. 2.
Bucharest is a strange and romantic city. There is a Bucharest of the music, a Bucharest of the theatre, where some the most talented European actors are active, a cultural and a religious Bucharest. The elegant atmosphere of the city and the omittingness brought in former times the name “small Paris” to the capital. A name, which justified they find also today, if you show interest to discover the true heart of the city. A good beginning would be to open the soul and to enjoy the charm of the city.this “travel guide for Bucharest” supported of: