Bob Church, Cluj

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Bob Church
Biserica Bob
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Cluj-Napoca Bob Church
Basic information
Location Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Affiliation Romanian Greek-Catholic
District Eparchy of Cluj-Gherla
Country Romania
Year consecrated 1803
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Church
Architectural description
Architect(s) Iosif Leder
Architectural style Baroque
Completed 1803

The Bob church (Romanian: Biserica Bob din Cluj, Hungarian: Bob utcai görög katolikus templom) is the first Greek-Catholic church that was built in the city of Cluj, Transylvania, at that time part of the Austrian Empire. The name of the church comes from the Romanian noble Ioan Bob, later bishop of the Romanian Greek-Catholic church, who paid for the construction of the church.

Coordinates: 46°46′07″N 23°35′15″E / 46.76861°N 23.58750°E / 46.76861; 23.58750


  • Elie Dăianu, Biserica lui Bob în Cluj, Cluj 1906.