The Palace of the Patriarchate is part of the architectural complex on Dealul Patriarhiei (formerly, Dealul Mitropoliei) in Bucharest. It is the residence of the Patriarch of Romania, a function is had been carrying out since virtually its construction during the reign of Constantin Şerban Cârnul (mid 17th century). It’s true at first it only served as residence of the abbot of the original monastery, but the bottom line is it kept the function of home of the heads of the local clergy throughout its entire history.

In time, the original edifice underwent significant restoration and expansion works, such that, for instance, at present the main body of the building is deemed to be the one added to the initial structure in the 1930s.

The history of the ancient monastery and parts of the history of Romania are rendered by the paintings inside the palace, where one can also spot a collection of prized religious clothing and objects. The interior of the palace is split into the patriarch’s apartment proper, the patriarchy offices and the great throne hall.

Palace of the Patriarchate (Palatul Patriarhiei)
25, Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei, Bucharest, Romania

25, Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei, Bucharest, Romania

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