St. Teodora de la Sihla Church

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

St. Teodora de la Sihla Church
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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
LocationCentral Chișinău
CountryMoldova
DenominationEastern Orthodoxy
History
StatusChurch
Founder(s)Teodor Krupensky and Eufrosinia Veazemsky
DedicationTheodora of Sihla
Consecrated1922
Architecture
Functional statusCathedral of the Metropolis of Bessarabia
Architect(s)Alexander Bernardazzi
StyleByzantine Style
Completed1895

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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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