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Catholic Cathedral (Catedrala Romano-Catolica), Brasov

Catholic Cathedral (Catedrala Romano-Catolica), Brasov

The Catholic Cathedral is one of the few Baroque buildings in the city. It was built between 1773 and 1787 by architect Lamanch József Károly with the support of Empress Maria Tereza. The main altar was gilded and is adorned with wooden elements. The other six altars are decorated with sculptures and paintings. The organ dates from the period between the two World Wars. The stained glass windows were created in Budapest in the end of the 19th century. The monumental cross was raised in 1782 and the way to it is presented by 14 paintings. There are statues of St. Peter and Paul, St. Ann and St. Anthony of Padua still preserved in the sanctuary.

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Sight Name: Catholic Cathedral (Catedrala Romano-Catolica)
Sight Location: Brasov, Romania
Sight Type: Religious
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