Today Asmara is worldwide known for its early twentieth-century Italian buildings, including the Art Deco Cinema Impero, "Cubist" Africa Pension, eclectic Orthodox Cathedral and former Opera House, the futurist Fiat Tagliero Building, the neo-Romanesque Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Asmara, and the neoclassical Governor's Palace.
In the early 20th century several more Orthodox cathedrals, churches, and temples were built, most of which were demolished while Samarkand was part of the USSR.
Orthodox Cathedral of St. Alexiy Moscowskiy.
Notable buildings include St George's Cathedral (founded in 1896 and also home to a museum), Holy Trinity Cathedral (once the largest Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral and the location of Sylvia Pankhurst's tomb) as well as the burial place of Emperor Haile Selassie and the Imperial family, and those who fought the Italian invasion during World War II. In the Merkato district, which is the largest open market in Africa, is the Grand Anwar Mosque, the biggest mosque in Ethiopia built during the Italian occupation.
Near Bole International Airport is the new Medhane Alem (Savior of the World) Orthodox Cathedral, which is the second largest in Africa.
St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral, Arthat.
St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral, Kandanad.
St George Orthodox Koonan Kurishu Old Syrian Church, Mattancherry, St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Kadampanad.
It was built on the foundations of the previous Orthodox Cathedral which was destroyed in the fires of 1820.
Orthodox cathedral in Galați Orthodox cathedral in Mioveni.
Romano-Gothic Orthodox church in Densuș Baroque Orthodox cathedral in Lugoj.
Neoclassic Byzantine Orthodox cathedral in Chișinău The Palace of the Romanian Patriarchate (the former Palace of the Assembly of Deputies.
Orthodox cathedral in Alba Iulia.
Orthodox cathedral in Cluj-Napoca.