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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]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Dolhestii Mari church

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

AddressLoc. Dolhestii Mari,


Located 15 miles east of Falticeni, on the way to Probota, is Dolhestii Mari Church. As it is mentioned in the first document which certifies its existence, in 1395, the village belonged to the squire Sendrea. On the right side of the road there is a white simple church. At the western end of the building there is the tower bell, above the entrance hall, but these are late additions.

Among the churches that still exist, this church is the oldest in Moldova. It was built as a private chapel of Sendrea squire, in the same settlement of the medieval residence.

What makes the church unique are the whitewashed walls, interrupted by colorful pictures in only two places, both in the narthex. One is western niche of the south wall, the other is the icon of Saint Parascheva, patron of the church, painted on a telescope over the entrance door, leading to the nave. Quite unusual is the painting of the southern wall niche, because the choice of themes for this part of the church was not found in any other Moldovan church.

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