Bucharest: Churches, Religion & Superstition (walking tour)
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Bucharest: Churches, Religion & Superstition (walking tour)

3 h
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Stop At: Patriarchal Cathedral, Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest Romania

Explore Bucharest's religious center, the "Romanian Vatican", and discuss the role of religion in people's daily lives, politics and economy.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint Spyridon the New Church, Cale Serban Voda 29-31, Bucharest 040201 Romania

Explore Bucharest's largest cathedral to date, with its intricate exterior decorations and exquisite interior paintings.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Radu Voda Monastery, Strada Radu Voda 24A Sector 4, Bucharest 040275 Romania

Learn the differences between a church and a monastery, as you explore this medieval, fortified monastery. Discuss the role of religion during the Ottoman Empire occupation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Biserica Bucur, Str. Radu Voda Nr. 33, Bucharest Romania

Visit Bucharest's tiniest, coziest and probably oldest church, as you hear the legend of how Bucharest was founded.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museum of History of the Jewish Community, Str. Mamulari 3, Bucharest Romania

Once a splendid synagogue, the Holy Union temple will soon be a museum documenting the contributions of the Jewish community to Bucharest's cultural, economic and religious life. Learn about Judaism and the history of the Jewish minority.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Biserica Sfantul Ioan Piata, Bulevardul Ion C. Bratianu 39,, Bucharest 030167 Romania

Learn about the devastating impact the Communist regime had on religion and temples, and the incredible efforts done by the community to save churches.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Baratia Church, Bulevardul Ion C. Bratianu 27, Bucharest Romania

Bucharest has been welcoming people of different religions for centuries. Learn about the role of the Catholic Church in the city's life, and its relationship with the Orthodox majority.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Saint George New Church (Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou), Bd-ul. I.C. Bratianu nr. 1 Sector 3, Bucharest Romania

Discuss where Romanian religious architecture gets its influences from, and hear the heart-breaking story of the Brancoveanu ruling family.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, Strada Franceza nr. 33 Sector 3, Bucharest 030103 Romania

Discover Bucharest's old royal court and the adjacent church, and learn why a church's real age cannot be accurately estimated in a city plagued by foreign invasions, fires, floods, and devastating earthquakes.

Duration: 10 minutes

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  • Coffee and/or Tea - Refreshments during the break are not included in the ticket price.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
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