Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, Chernivtsi

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Must see · World heritage site · Architectural Building · Tourist Spot
A World Heritage Site, Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University represents a study in multicultural architecture, featuring characteristics of Islamic, Byzantine, and Gothic styles harmoniously combined. Dating back to 1864, the palace was once an episcopal residence; today it houses Chernivtsi University. The 8 hectare (20 acre) complex consists of a chapel, a seminary building, and a monastery surrounded by gardens and sculptures. Walk inside the buildings to admire the intricate marble and wood decorations. You'll encounter exceptional acoustic chambers, and be sure to look up as you walk--ceiling decorations adorn almost every corner of the residence. One part of the building features enormous Venetian mirrors and drapes of priceless Chinese silk. With our online itinerary creator, Chernivtsi attractions like Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It rained quite heavily after we had been there for an hour, but the grounds are lovely, there is a really nice park/garden and the chapel is spectacular!  more »
  • So historical place! Here all the legends come to life. I like old trees in the park, many roses, and, of course, the unique architecture of the University. I wandered to see the church in the...  more »
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  • Beautiful University, former metropolitan residency. Totally recommend to see.
  • Been here today. Architecture is very beautiful. Guide tour was good, very happy. Strongly recommend 😎
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