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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]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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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]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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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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Dervent Monastery

judetul Constanta, Dobrogea

Phone0788 490290
AddressCom. Lipnita, Sat Galita,
Fax0241 857707


The starting point of the hermitage from Dervent is lost in obscurity. The most ancient place in the region of our country is registered in the South of Scythia Minor, between Tomis and Durostorum, place that it is related to the settlement of Dervent, the first real historical statements are known around the ninthcCentury.

The fierce state of life founded here under the foreign monks, it was dependent by the monastic diocese of Tomis  and Durostor having spiritual connection both with Studion Monastery from Constantinople and other monastic settlements from Athos and Balkan.

On September 17, 1991 Terom Gheorghe Avram, a resident of Cocosu Monastery, where he worked as: housekeeper, driver, abbot, and economist of Dervent Monastery. The current abbot, Priest Andrei Tudor, visited for the first time the Dervent Monastery on September 28, 1991, where he found only 5 people.
In a short time, George Abbot, a perseverant and a hardworking man, with great love for the monastery, formed an assembly, which in 1993 had 24 inhabitants.

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