Churches

The Oldest and Most Interesting

Churches in Romania

Uncover the most important historical churches in Romania, from old Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical monuments. Synagogues and mosques complete the list of the must-see religious edifices.

May 23, 2017
Choral Temple Bucharest

The Choral Temple: The Must-See Jewish Heritage of Bucharest

The most impressive synagogue in Romania – the Choral Temple – is the surviving testimony of what was once the strong Jewish community of Bucharest.
August 10, 2016
Merry Cemetery Sapanta

The Merry Cemetery: Even Death Can Become Funny

Discover the Merry Cemetery from Maramures, a world unique attraction where death looses its tragic touch only to become a colorful expression of life.
July 22, 2016
Sinaia Monastery

Sinaia Monastery: Royalty, Faith and Three Centuries of History

Visit Sinaia Monastery, a must-see attraction located only minutes away from Peles Castle, the most beautiful castle in Romania.
April 12, 2016
Stavropoleos Church

Top 10 Old Churches from Bucharest You Should See

Our top old churches from Bucharest will help you discover the most interesting and beautiful Orthodox monuments in Romania's capital.
January 19, 2016
Catholic Church Orsova

The Catholic Church from Orsova: The Place where Jesus meets Lenin

An architectural masterpiece of the 20th century, the Roman Catholic Cathedral from Orsova is a unique monument in both Romania and Europe.
November 25, 2015
Curtea de Arges Monastery

Curtea de Arges Monastery: Legends and Unique Architecture

Curtea de Arges Monastery is one of the most beautiful religious edifices in Romania, a place of great history, legends and inspiring architecture.
September 30, 2015
Densus Church

Densus Church: Probably the Oldest Church in Romania

Densus Church is considered by many the oldest church in Romania and is the only one where the religious service is still held regularly after 700 years.
September 2, 2015
Black Church Brasov

The Black Church from Brasov: Over 600 Years of History

Over 600 years old, the Black Church from Brasov is the most iconic historical monument from this old Transylvanian town.
July 8, 2015
Gostinari Church

Gostinari Church: Ruins from a Lost World

Explore the dramatic ruins of the abandoned Gostinari Church, less than 40 km from Bucharest, but worlds apart from the capital.