Coltea Church

Coltea Church&Hospital map

Colţea Church is an important monument of Walachian architecture from the late 17th century foundet by the same nobleman, Mihai Cantacuzino. It was restored in 2005.

The church built in italian baroque style with wallachian brancovan ornamentation.

The large open veranda with front and side arches, supported by 10 stone columns with carved column heads laying on high pedestals with floral ornaments.

The architectural style of the veranda reflects the italian baroque and wallachian brancovan elements combined with oriental elements.

The Cantacuzino coat of arms – a two-headed eagle – is on the top of veranda and the pedestals of the side columns are endorned with the faces of the four evangelists.

Two steps from Univarsitatii Square, you will meet this jewel of arhitecture that make me proud to be one piece on our heritage.

Photos taken on August & October 2016

Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate

Coltea Church
Coltea Church and hospital
Veranda Coltea Church
Entrance door
Coltea Church, veranda
Coltea Church, capitel detail
Coltea Chuch colonade
Bell towers
Coltea Church, detail of veranda parapet
The church and hospital Coltea Bucharest

Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate

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