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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

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The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

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Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

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Bucium Monastery

Iasi, judetul Iasi

Phone0232 236485
AddressPaun, 14
Fax0232 236485
Emailmanastireabucium@yahoo.com

Description

Bucium Monastery is dedicated to "The Sunday of all Aton Saints" (“Duminica Tuturor Sfintilor Atonului"), being built in the nineteenth century, on the site of a monastery in the eighteenth century. The monastery was also subordinated to the Romanian Skete, Podromu of Mount Athos. Quiet place, away from noise of the city, Bucium Monastery receives at its services all the believers. Here is also a residence of the Archdiocese of Iasi.

The Church-chapel is located in the middle of a building with rectangular base, being built under the apostolic traditions, cross-shaped three-lobed, with pews circular apses from both sides, and with the rounded at the altar only outside. The arches are supported on the shoulders of two arches, in high appearing semicircular and rectangular in length. The tower built above the nave is octagonal, with four oblong windows. In the south of the church are the Library and the Monastery Chancellery.

After the degradation of some interior walls in the rooms from the north and south of the church complex, in 2002, the interior of the Chancellery was renovated , pantry and bathroom were changed in Archive and Pay Office of the Bucium Monastery. Also at that time, two spaces on the northern side of the church merged, keeping the initial configuration and destination. The bell tower was built in 1960, being located outside the church, in the north-west, but forming one body with it.

Roznovanu House
was built in the early nineteenth century, as the architectural design of Moldovan houses. Between 2003 - 2004, it was repaired, strengthen and completed with the first floor and attic, which houses a chapel painted by artist Basil Buzuloi (2004).

RoznovanuHouse was built in the early twentieth century and currently hosts the cells of the inhabitants. This building was restored in 1959. The refectory house was designed by George Matei Cantacuzino (1899-1960) and built in 1965 and shelters the kitchen, the refectory, a protocol room with a capacity of 60 seats and the cells. The wine warehouse of the Diocesan Center is housed here, the carpentry workshop of the Diocesan Center, and the gate-keeper's house.

Among the objects with historical and artistic value that are owned by the monastery, worth to mention: about 1,500 religious books dating from 1856, a cross with pedestal in filigree and some manuscripts of the great scribe, hieromonk Onufrie Bratu.

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