Sibiu - Romania's Orthodox Cathedral
Built between 1902 – 1906 in a similar style with the Saint Sofia Cathedral from Istanbul.
On this place was a Greek Church built in 1778.
The architects were Virgil Nagy and Iosif Kamner from Budapest.
Fresco paintings were made by Octavian Smigelschi and Arthur Coulin.
The interior is dominated by a massive gold chandelier, about which swirl wisp of incense and neo Byzantine decorations.
At the entrance a massive carved door that bears a German insignia.
This is the second largest Orthodox Cathedral in Romania.
Behind you can see "Suru" peak, part of Fagaras Mauntains, the highest mountains in Romania