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Moldovita Monastery

The Moldovita Monastery is one of the oldest monastic buildings in the region. A fortified stone church was erected around 1410, the monastery was built in 1512 by Petru Raresh. The monastery was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ...  More...

Moldovita Monastery
Moldovita Monastery


Sucevita Monastery

The Suchevitsa Monastery is one of the most outstanding examples of Moldavian monasteries; with its frescoes gaining a worldwide reputation. The monastery was built in the last decades of the 16th century by the Movila family. More...

Sucevita Monastery
Sucevita Monastery


Humor Monastery

The monastery is located in the picturesque village Humor, six kilometers from the town Gura Humorului. The present church was built in 1530. More...

Humor Monastery
Humor Monastery


Dragomirna Monastery

In the proximity of Sucheava, the church in Dragomirna was erected in 1602. With its 42 meters on vertical and only 9,6 meters width, the church is the highest in Moldavia Region. More...

Dragomirna Monastery
Dragomirna Monastery


Arbore Monastery

The Arbore Monastery was built in 1502. The “Cavalcade of the Saint Cross” gives a specific note to the mural painting in the Bukovina of the time. The church was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. More...

Arbore Monastery
Arbore Monastery


Valea Viilor

This fortified church is situated in the center of Valea Viilor village. The church is surrounded by a protective wall with a hoarding on brick arches, a solution adopted from the defensive architecture of contemporary towns. More...

Valea Viilor
Valea Viilor


Biertan

This heavily fortified church sits on a hilltop in the center of Biertan village. Since 1993 the whole church complex is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. More...

Biertan
Biertan Church


Voronet Monastery

Voronet is one of the first Moldavian monuments that has created an own style. The Voronet Monastery was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. More...

Voronet Monastery
Voronet Monastery


Axente Sever

This small fortified church is situated in the center of Axente Sever village. The central element of the monument is a tower situated between the little nave of the church and its polygonal choir. More...

Axente Sever
Axente Sever


Prejmer

The beginnings of the Holy Cross Church in Prejmer relate to the rule of the Teutonic Knights in Barsa Country (1211-1225). Widely considered as the most powerful peasant fortification in medieval Transylvania. More...

Prejmer
Prejmer Church


Patrauti Monastery

The church in Patrauti was erected in 1487. It is the smallest among the monasteries in Bukovina, and the only one meant to be a nun monastery. Its architecture represents a valuable model of a Moldavian medieval era. More...

Patrauti Monastery
Patrauti Monastery


Mosna

The fortress is situated in the center of village. The first church, an Early-Gothic basilica, was erected at the beginning of the 13th century. The protective wall, which encircles the church, has many towers and bastions, among them a ... More...

Mosna
Mosna Church


Medias

The largest and the oldest fortified church in Romania was raised at Medias in the 15th century. Ludwig Roth’ birth house, and the old German school from the beginning of the 18th century, comprise the castle complex. More...

Medias
Medias Church


Harman

The powerful peasant fortress in Harman was built around a former basilica recorded for the first time in a royal document dating from around 1420. The Romanesque-style three-nave church was dedicated to St. Nicholas. More...

Harman
Harman Church


Brasov is one of Transylvania’s most picturesquely situated cities, located at the junction of the South- and East-Carpathian Ranges. Brasov’s main tourist attraction is the “Black Church” next to the main square, built in the Late-Gothic style between 1385 and 1477. More...

Black Church - Brasov
Black Church - Brasov


Cluj-Napoca is Transylvania’s second largest city and the region’s cultural centre. The city’s most important attraction, the Gothic style St. Michael’s Church, was built during the 14th and 15th centuries. More...

St. Michaels Churc in Cluj
St. Michaelís Churc in Cluj


Sibiu

Sibiu was considered to be the capital of the Saxons of Romania. The city once again achieved international recognition when it became “Europe’s Cultural Capital’ in 2007.The principal attraction of the old-city is its Gothic cathedral, built in three stages from the 14th to the early 16th centuries. More...

Gothic cathedral in Sibiu
Gothic cathedral in Sibiu

 
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