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Romania is hosting the most rare and unique monasteries that impress for their architectural style. During the time the cultural heritage of Romania has preserved very well and still fascinates everybody’s eyes with amazing fresco and paintings creating a charming historical ambiance. The monasteries represent splendid buildings that keep the spirit of faith untouched and sacred.
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Bistrita Monastery

   Bistrita Monastery is an old sacred place that preserves nice memories that relate all the glorious times that it passed through. Thhis monastery was founded by Alexandru cel Bun and dates from more than six ages due to the powerful forests that surround it, facing all the troubles. The Bistrita Monastery is one of the oldest sacred building in Romania and represents an exclusive masterpiece, a cultural and archeological treasure. The history of the monastery starts during t...

Neamt Monastery

   Neamt Monastery is a beautiful othodox complex for monks situated in the village with the same name, representing the oldest monachal place from Moldova. On documents it appears since 1407 but the monachal activity seems to belong to 12th century. The founder of the monastery is Petru I Musat, who had built the first church made from stone, that doesn’t exist today, but on this area existed a wooden church called White Church. The church that nowadays delight our eyes ...

Sucevita Monastery

   Situated at 18 km away from Radauti, Sucevita Monastery is a wooden masterpiece, between hills,   dating since 16th century. It was born from a legend that says that a very sinful woman brought stones during the time to build a monastery as a sign of her regret for all her sins. The monastery appeared in documents since 1582 when Petru Schiopu was a ruler in this region. This gorgeous and imposant monument is built in a Ghotic with Byzantine style, combined with element...

Voronet Monastery

   A gorgeous and spectacular masterpiece appears at 35 km from Suceava considerated the ‘’ Sistine Chapel of the Orient”. The Voronet Monastery has a small church with a tower designed in a Moldavian style with a very big fresco, called “The Last Judgement”,  on the Western façade that makes it famous and recognized as a very  precious cultural monument. This majesctic  pearl of Bucovina feautures a Moldavian vintage style ma...

Putna Monastery

   Putna Monastery is situated at 33 km from the city of Radauti and represents an exclusive monastic edifice, called by foreign as the Jerusalem of Romanian nation. During the time it was an important  cultural center where have created important manuscripts, including a museum with cultural objects, icons and embroideries. Its construction started in 1446 till 1469 and was founded by Stefan the Great that has his tomb here. The inside of the building and the tower from t...

Golia Monastery

   Golia Monastery is situated the city of Iasi in the Northeastern side of Romania. Firstly was founded by Ioan Golia during the 16th century. The church named “Inaltarea Domnului” was restored and renovated by Vasile Lupu during the period 1650-1653, completed in 1660 by the son of V.Lupu, Stefanita.      This splendid monuments is hiding behind high walls with locked door appearing more as a fortress, combining 3 kind of craft...

Curtea de Arges Monastery

   Monastery Curtea de Arges is the most precious pilgrimage place for district of Arges. Is surrounded by old linden trees,the church of the monastery is named “Adormirea Maicii Domnului”. The construction of the monastery started during the period when Neagoe Basarab was the ruler there. It took five years to complete its building and is a part from the famous legend about Mesterul Manole, who sacrified his wife for this sacred place. This place of worship is 18 m...

Cocos Monastery

   Situated in a pitoresque landscape , Cocos Monastery, is 6 km away from the city of Tulcea. Hiden between linden trees forests the monastery appears in a very retired area, on the foot of the Hill named Cocos. The legend says that once on that hill heard the song of a wild cock accompanied by a beat chop. Due to this fact the inhabitants decided to built this place of worship and gave the name of Cocos. They even bought land and started to build a monastery made in straw wit...


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