Bukovinian Metropolitan’s Residence
This peculiar building charms with its wonderful beauty and majesty. It is the main treasure of Chernivtsi and the pride of the local residents. The unique complex, in which different architectural styles are harmoniously combined, serves as a real decoration of the capital of Bukovina and leaves an indelible trace in the soul of everyone who is lucky enough to see it.
This exceptional architectural masterpiece, whose construction took 18 years, absorbed elements of Romance and Byzantine styles, and is also flavored with Mauritanian, Gothic, and Bukovinian motifs. The interiors of the Residence are as impressive as its exterior. The most luxurious are the halls of the main Metropolitan building. The Marble Hall, decorated with different sorts of marble, was considered to be the most beautiful in Europe at its time.