Italian Church (Bucharest)

Italian Church, Bucharest

The Italian Church of the Most Holy Redeemer (Romanian: Biserica Italiană "Preasfântul Mântuitor") is a Roman Catholic church located in Bucharest, Romania, at 28 Nicolae Bălcescu Blvd., the city's busiest street.[1] The Lombard Romanesque[2] red brick edifice was built between 1915-1916 and consecrated by bishop Raymond Netzhammer in 1916.[3] Owned by the Italian government, it is surrounded by grey concrete apartment blocks. Services are held daily in Romanian at 6 PM, and on Sundays, in Polish at 9 AM, Romanian at 10 AM, Italian at 11 AM.[1]


Coordinates: 44°26′23″N 26°06′02″E / 44.43965°N 26.10068°E / 44.43965; 26.10068

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