Holy Trinity Cathedral, Blaj

Holy Trinity Cathedral
(Romanian: Catedrala Sfânta Treime)

Holy Trinity Cathedral in Blaj.
Basic information
Location Romania Blaj, Romania
Geographic coordinates 46°10′25″N 23°55′23″E / 46.17361°N 23.92306°E / 46.17361; 23.92306
Affiliation Romanian Greek Catholic
Year consecrated 1749
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Major cathedral
Architectural description
Architect(s) Anton Erhard Martinelli
Johann Baptist Martinelli
Architectural type Church
Architectural style Baroque
Completed 1749
Construction cost 61,000 Austrian florins
Dome(s) 2

The Holy Trinity Cathedral[1] (Romanian: Catedrala Sfânta Treime) in Blaj, Romania[2][3] is a Romanian Greek Catholic cathedral commissioned by bishop Inocențiu Micu-Klein in 1738. The church was built by Viennese architects Anton Erhard Martinelli and Johann Baptist Martinelli, being completed in 1749.[4]

The building was extended in 1838, when the two monumental towers were added.

Sfânta Treime Romanian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral
The interior of the Sfânta Treime Romanian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral


  1. Orth, Samuel Peter (1910-01-01). Biographical. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company.
  2. "The Holy Trinity Cathedral, Blaj, Romguide tourism Romania". www.romguide.net. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
  3. Ogden, Alan (2000-01-01). Romania revisited: on the trail of English travellers 1602-1941. Center for Romanian Studies.
  4. Porumb, Marius. "Catedrala Sfânta Treime din Blaj la 1751". Acta Musei (in Romanian). Cluj-Napoca. 32: 353–57.
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