The Metropolitan Cathedral is the biggest historic Orthodox church in Romania. The Cathedral was built on the site of two churches dating back to the 15th and 17th centuries For Orthodox believers, this is one of the holiest places in Romania. Because it keeps the relics of Saint Parascheva. The most respected Romanian and Moldavian Saint and patron to the country. Every year hundreds of thousands of pilgrims come from Romania and nearby countries to play in front of the relics and ask for help. On October 14, St Parascheva’s feast day, they wait in a line that covers a couple of kilometers to touch the saint.