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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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

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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Namaesti Monastery

judetul Arges, Muntenia

AddressSat Namaiesti,

Description

Namaesti Monastery is the first time mentioned in documents in 1386, in the time of Prince Mircea cel Batran. The document said that the village in the valley is donated as ocina (estate) to the Namaesti hermitage of nuns, because they have an authoritarian leadership, good order and old settlement, which certifies that the monastery was founded long before the village Namaesti.

The most valuable object of the monastery Namaesti is the miracle-working icon of Our Lady which gave the Namaesti Monastery a recognition in Romania and abroad. The icon belongs to the XVI century and is said to be painted by Saint Luke himself, just after the image of the Virgin Mary.

Namaesti Monastery
is located in the south of a rocky hill, at an altitude of 150 meters towards the village. The porch or the entrance hall of the church is built on the east side and the west of the brick wall because the walls of the porch in the West II consists rock stone is carved vertically for this purpose.

The porch is now the nave of the church through an opening in the rock made of stone, after which matched the two-leaf doors. Or inside the nave of the church itself beside the altar, are carved in stone calcaro-sandy rock, forming together a gouge vaulted with dimensions of 8 meters long and 5 meters wide.

In the cenetr of the Namaesti church, at the top to find another rock gouge made in the form of a circle, which rface now exterorul and over which church steeple rises 6 meters high, built only of brick, with four windows of standard sizes through which light enters the interior. All the light in May is through two windows, located throughout the scobirea rock, one in the eastern church and the second toward the west.
Painting the ceiling is only from the pulpit. Nothing inside the church, no altar have painted walls or vault, because conglomerate stone not catch the oil. The nave is separated from the altar with the veil of high oak, representing the Roman style, of which the imperial doors with two side doors are closed in all eight towers of wood carved in the Gothic style.


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