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Probota Monastery

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

Located in Probota, in Suceava County, Probota Monastery was built at the order of Prince of Moldova, Petru Rares. The name of this monastery is of Slavic origin and means "brotherhood". The [read more]

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The Wooden Church of Ieud Deal

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Built by the local noble family in the early seventeenth century in Ieud, the old church situated on the hill is a century older than the wooden plain church. The Wooden Church from Ieud Deal represen [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Ghelinta - the frescoes of St. Ladislau's legend

Covasna, judetul Covasna

Built in Roman style, the old building of the Roman Catholic Church in the village of Ghelinta was enlarged in the fifteenth century, but the frescoes made in the early fourteenth century were kept in [read more]

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Saint John the New Monastery

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

Built to face the multitude of believers coming to pray at the relics of Saint John the New (in Rom. Sfantul Ioan cel Nou), Saint John the New Monastery of Suceava is a monastery of monks, which is de [read more]

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Saint Nicholas Wooden Church

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Built in 1643, Saint Nicholas Wooden Church from Budesti represents an eloquent example of a typical church from Maramures. Representative in this sense is the structure of the monastery: with high in [read more]

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Calnic Fortress

judetul Alba, Transilvania

The name of the settlement is of Slavic origin, 'kal' or 'Kalinik' (= clay, loamy), being initially taken by the Romanians or the Hungarians, and then by the Sas people. The Sas name of the village is [read more]

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The Catholic Church

Orsova, judetul Mehedinti

AddressPiata 1800

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The Catholic Church is considered an architectural masterpiece of the twentieth century, also represents a single page in the history of the city, the church being the link between the minorities from Orsova (Germans, Czechs, Romanians and Hungarians). The church is unique in Europe, as its specific elements being the tent form of the interior and roof in the shape of the cross.

Situated in the central area of the city, next to "1800 Square", having a dominant position, which allows its observation from many parts, including the E 70 road. It was built between 1972-1976, according to the plans of architect Horst Fackelmann, as a consequence of the moving the old Orsova on the current location.

Paintings frieze representing "Calvary Road" was painted by Gabriel Popa in modern manner. It has an electronic organ and an old mechanics organ, being accompanied to the religious service, but also helding concerts. The religious service is held in four languages: German, Czech, Romanian and Hungarian.

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