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Madona Dudu Cathedral


Madona Dudu Cathedral is one of the biggest Orthodox churches in Craiova, famous for the miracle-working icon of the Virgin Mary which it hosts. Many tourists and pilgrims cross its threshold every day to participate in the religious services or to pray to the miraculous icon. Continue reading 

 
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St. Dumitru Metropolitan Cathedral


St. Dumitru Metropolitan Cathedral is one of the oldest and most important churches in Craiova. Saint Dumitru, Craiova’s patron saint, celebrated every year on October 26th, also appears on the city’s coat of arms. Continue reading 

 
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The Black Church


The Black Church is the most important sight in Braşov and the largest Gothic – style church in Transylvania, with a capacity of approximately 5000 people. It is also the biggest hall church east of Vienna and one of the largest medieval churches between St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna and Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Continue reading 

 
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The Evangelical Church


The Evangelical Church in Sibiu is a 14th century large basilica, built on the site of an older 12th century church, a cemetery, three chapels and a school. It is considered to be the oldest Transylvanian building in the late Gothic architectural style. Continue reading 

 
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Brâncoveanu Monastery


Brâncoveanu Monastery in Sâmbăta de Sus, founded by Constantin Brâncoveanu, is one of the most picturesque monasteries in Transylvania, being sheltered by the high cliffs of the Făgăraş Mountains. Continue reading 

 
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Cozia Monastery


Cozia Monastery, built between 1387 and 1388 on the banks of the Olt River, is the earliest example of Byzantine architecture in the region. It is one of the most beautiful edifices erected by Vlad the Impaler’s grandfather, the Wallachian ruler Mircea the Elder (Mircea cel Batran). Continue reading 

 
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Stavropoleos Church


When you stroll through the cobblestone streets of Bucharest’s old centre, you reach a small but incredibly beautiful church dating from the time of Constantin Brâncoveanu and perfectly representing the architectural style and decorations imposed by the Wallachian ruler. This is the Stavropoleos Church, a religious, cultural, artistic and architectural jewel of Romania’s capital. Continue reading 

 
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The Metropolitan Cathedral in Timișoara


The Metropolitan Cathedral in Timișoara, dedicated to the Three Hierarchs, is the most important religious edifice in Banat. This architectural and religious symbol of the city stands at the opposite end of the Victory Square from the Romanian National Opera. Continue reading 

 
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The Church of the Three Hierarchs


The Church of the Three Hierarchs in Iaşi is a valuable and unique architectural monument in Romania, a marvellous combination of Moldavian and Wallachian architecture. Continue reading 

 
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The Metropolitan Cathedral in Iași


The Metropolitan Cathedral in Iași is the headquarters of the Mitropoly of Moldavia and Bucovina, one of the six Orthodox metropolitan cathedrals in Romania and the biggest Orthodox church in the country. Continue reading