St. Teodora de la Sihla Church

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St. Teodora de la Sihla Church
47°1′15″N 28°49′49″E / 47.02083°N 28.83028°E / 47.02083; 28.83028Coordinates: 47°1′15″N 28°49′49″E / 47.02083°N 28.83028°E / 47.02083; 28.83028
Location Central Chişinău
Country Moldova
Denomination Eastern Orthodoxy
History
Founder(s) Teodor Krupensky and Eufrosinia Veazemsky
Dedication St. Teodora de la Sihla
Consecrated 1922
Architecture
Status Church
Functional status Cathedral of the Metropolis of Bessarabia
Architect(s) Alexander Bernardazzi
Style Byzantine Style
Completed 1895

The St. Teodora de la Sihla Church (Romanian: Biserica Sfânta Teodora de la Sihla) is a cathedral in Central Chişinău, Moldova.

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Formerly the chapel of a girls gymnasium, the church of St. Teodora de la Sihla is an architectural masterpiece[citation needed] by Alexander Bernardazzi. It boasts the elements of his favorite neoclassic byzantine architecture.

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