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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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St. Ana Monastery

Orsova, judetul Mehedinti

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St. Ana Monastery is situated on the Danube Defile, one of the most beautiful natural places in our country. Danube Defile is rich in signs of christendom. The monachal place is a monastery of nuns having a parish life, in Orsova, Mehedinti County, which has the patron St. Ana, celebrated on July 25.

St. Ana Monastery is located on Mosului Hill, a place that offers an unique landscape. The monastery was founded by the journalist Pamfil Seicaru, fighting here as a lieutenant in the First World War; he wanted to express his gratitude to God because he survived after it had been buried here by a bomb explosion. For the facts of his courage, Pamfil Seicaru was granted the title Knight of the Order of  "Mihai Viteazul."

St. Ana Monastery
was built in traditional wooden churches style, between 1936-1939, the church was in the center of the monastery,  complex of cells for the nuns was on the sides. The interior paintings were erased during the communist period, keeping only the paintings of the tower.

During the communist regime, St. Ana Monastery was a sanatorium for patients suffering from tuberculosis and camp for children, the church being transformed for a while in a bar then in a motel reception. Nearby was built a restaurant, building which passed in management of the monastery in 1993. The dedication of the monastery took place on 2 December 1990, and was carried by the bishop Damaschin Severineanu. Between 1993-1997 were carried out extensive restoration works, the iconostasis and wall paintings being restored,  which have been sanctified by the holiness Nestor Vornicescu in 1999.

The monastic complex was originally constructed from a wooden church, with elements of traditional Romanian style, and cells on both sides, the essemble forming the letter U. In the last decade the steeple with a summer altar and a former public nutrition block in which currently works Pamfil Seicaru Memorial Museum, the library, the refectory and a sewing workshop were built.

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