Greek Church

Greek Church "The Change in Face" it is the first church in the city, being built in 1868, through the contribution of the Greek community.

 The story of the beautiful church began a century and a half ago, when Dobrogea was part of the Ottoman Empire, and marked the "birth" of the first Christian place of worship in Constanta. The construction of the church started in 1862 with the consent of Sultan Abdul Aziz Bin Mehmet Han, who responded positively to the request of the Greek community to build a place of worship in the area.

Many of the objects that beautify the "Metamorphosis" Church even today are very precious and were brought from abroad by the ethnic Greeks shortly before the construction works of the church were started. Remarkable are the four polychandras with Murano crystals donated in 1862, six silver candlesticks brought from Constantinople, a Gospel with silver covers and many icons made in the period 1812-1870. One of the most important icons of the Greek church "Metamorphosis" is the one that embodies Saint Fanurie, a saint much loved by the Greek Orthodox. The original painting inside the church was made in oil by a painter from Mount Athos, but due to the smoke released by the candles it was damaged and was replaced by a new one between 1988-1989.


Currently, the Greek Church "Metamorphosis" arouses the curiosity of passers-by precisely because of its small dimensions and the uniqueness of its architecture. Its beauty and importance for the city made the place of worship officially declared a historical and cultural monument of Constanta.

Here you can find the address of the "Metamorphosis" Greek Church in Constanța:

36 Mircea cel Batrân Street, Constanta

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