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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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Oasa Monastery

judetul Alba, Transilvania

AddressLoc. Sugag,

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Relatively new, Oasa Monastery is located in the village Sugag, Alba county. The monastery can be found 70 km south of Sebes and 57 km north-east towards Petrosani.The monastic complex was built in Fetitei Colony, from Frumoasei Valley, at the foot of a hill covered with coniferous forests.

Thanks to its location, situated 40 kilometers of the nearest human settlement and more than 1400 meters of altitude, in an area with plenty of quiet and fresh air, Oasa Monastery presents the chance, especially for the young people, to know and taste the joy of authentic spiritual life.

The writer Ioan Pop built in 1943 a wooden church. Here, Ioan Pop often met with the great storyteller Mihail Sadoveanu. The church was improved in the years 1982-1983. Founded by Ionel Pop, and his friend, Mihail Sadoveanu, the wooden church was moved here in 1983 because of the accumulation lake on Sebes river - Alba county. The lake have made necessary the church's movement in another place - in the place where the church is today. Currently the church is reconditioned and improved.

Father Petru Sora of Sugag, at the end of the eighties, has made some improvements, and in 1990 the church was consecrated. The task management was been given to the newly founded monastery,monk Macarius Justinian. The community of nuns lived in the convent until 2000, when along with the date of June 1, because of the difficult access to it, especially in winter, and being at an altitude of 1,400 feet, the church turned into a nunnery.

Because of the material hardships and financial nature, Mother Superior helped by the common, with the Hydro Building Trust and the support of the noble believers, several buildings around the church have been created. These buildings are of  wall, covered with the board. The building for the cell is built in Brancoveanu style and has one floor. The second building is for the abbey, and the third for the refectory, kitchen and pantry for food. In front of the church was built a tower.

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