Beautiful Romania – Churches/Monastery

Religion is an important part of Romanian culture, 86.5% of the population are Orthodox Christians and don’t be surprised when I’ll tell you that are over 18.000 churches. Here are the most important:

Voronet Monastery
A world heritage listed in UNESCO, was constructed in 1488 and it’s also know as “Sistine Chapel of the East”. Frescoes at Voroneț has a unique shade of blue.
voronet

Black Church
The most important Gothic style monument in Romania, the name was given after a big fire in 1689.
black

Sihastria Putnei Monastery
The monastery has over 360 years old.
sihastria

Moldovita Monastery
Was built in 1532 and has beautiful frescoes painted in blue and yellow.
monastery
Other churches/monastery

If you want to learn more about Romania check my other post: Beautiful Romania – Castles/PalaceBeautiful Romania – Cities and Beautiful Romania.

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