St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Alba Iulia Romania

One of the oldest buildings in Transylvania, built by foreign masters, begun in Romanesque style and finished in Gothic style.
Built between 1246-1291 with subsequent additions and restorations (repairs on: 1718-1739, 1907-1917, 1950-1953), is one of the most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in Transylvania, is the same age with Notre Dame in Paris , with a late Romanesque style.
Built on an ancient basilica of St. Stephen's Catholic High, the first king of Hungary Roman Catholic Church was fully restored to the faithful enjoy the fulfillment of 1,000 years since the establishment of the Roman Catholic bishopric of Alba Iulia in Transylvania first (1009-2009).
An important part of the Cathedral is an organ dating from 1877 and restored today.
The ship is located south side of sarcophagus of John Hunyadi, governor of Hungary, that of his son, Ladislaus Hunyadi, and the ship north is the sarcophagus of Queen Isabella and John Sigismund, the first Prince of Transylvania and King (holder ) of Hungary.
In the apse of the northern side of the vessel can be seen some frescoes of the Renaissance.
This cathedral has its tomb of Huneadoara Iancu. She is now Cathedral Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Alba Iulia.

2 comentarii:

  1. Wow!!
    Its history from Romania
    thanks for sharing :-)

  2. Your blog here is very interesting. I like reading the history you provide.