Category: Romania

Voroneț Monastery

Voroneț Monastery is an Orthodox monastery, near the town of Gura Humorului, in the District of Suceava. Since 1993, along with other monasteries in the area, it is part of…

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Suceava Fortress

On the top of the hill northeast of the center of Suceava is the Suceava Fortress also called the Throne of Moldova.  The Fortress was built in 1388 by order…

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Sucevița Monastery

The Monastery of Sucevița, inscribed by UNESCO among the World Heritage Sites, is located in the north-eastern part of Romania about 60 km from Suceava.  An Orthodox monastic complex dedicated…

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Brașov is located almost in the center of Romania, about 170 km from Bucharest. It is the largest city in Transylvania with almost 300,000 inhabitants. Founded by the Teutonic Knights in…

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