Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ's Nativity

Local nameCatedrala Mitropolitană „Nașterea Domnului”
LocationChișinău, Moldova

The Cathedral of Christ's Nativity is the main cathedral of the Moldovan Orthodox Church in Central Chișinău, Moldova. It was commissioned by the governor of New Russia, Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, and Metropolitan Gavril Bănulescu-Bodoni in 1830.

The cathedral was built in the 1830s to a Neoclassical design by Abram Melnikov. The cathedral was bombed during World War II, and its bell tower was destroyed by the local Communists in 1962. The new bell tower was constructed in 1997. During the Soviet period, worship was prohibited and the cathedral was transformed into an exhibition center.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nativity_Cathedral,_Chișinău

Official Website http://mitropolia.md/

Address (Unnamed Road), Chișinău, Moldova

Coordinates 47°1'33.885" N 28°50'4.242" E

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