Cathedral "Saint Dimitar ", Craiova, Dolj district

Religion: orthodox

Address:14 Matei Basarab Str.

The Cathedral "St. Dimitar" was built by Matei Basarab and dates back from the period 1651-1652, it was built on the foundations of other ancient temple. The church building was built in the shape of a Greek cross with an open patio and three towers. As a result of the earthquake from 1838, the cathedral suffered serious damage, and was restored later in the period between 1885 -1889 by the French architect Emil Lakomt De Nou. In 1906 1933 it was renovated, and also at the same period the interior murals by the French artists Bories and Menipoare are executed. Since 1939, the temple houses the Bishopric of Oltenia, here the relics of Saint Great Martyr Tatiana are held.