Romania – some famous churches

    Source: Barsana – Church of ‘Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into Temple’ (Biserica Intrarea Maicii Domnului în Biserica) Location: Iza Valley, Maramures – Northern Romania Nearby large town: Sighetu Marmatiei (10 miles northwest) Nearest train station: Sighetu Marmatiei Built in 1720, the wooden church in the village of Barsana… Continue reading Romania – some famous churches

Most famous monasteries across Romania

Voronet Monastery Location: Bucovina – Northeastern Romania Nearby large town: Suceava (20 miles east) Access: car, bus (from Gura Humorului), 3 ½-mile walk from Gura Humorului Nearest train stations: Gura Humorului Perhaps the most famous and stunning of the painted monasteries is Voronet (Vo ro nets), founded in 1487 by Stephen the Great to celebrate… Continue reading Most famous monasteries across Romania