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Biserica Horezu, Horezu
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The Horezu Monastery or Hurezi Monastery was founded in 1690 by Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu in the town of Horezu, Wallachia, Romania. It is considered to be a masterpiece of "Brâncovenesc style", known for its architectural purity and balance, the richness of its sculpted detail, its treatment of religious compositions, its votive portraits, and its painted decorative works.The monastery has been inscribed by UNESCO on its list of World Heritage Sites.
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  • It was founded at the end of 17th century by Brancoveanu. The location is nice with a lot of forest and nice views. Inside the monastery is quiet a good place to reflect to life and soul issues. 
  • מנזר חורזו הוא הגדול הרומניה. המנזר נבנה בסוף המאה ה-17 ונחשב ליצירת מופת של הסגנון הברנקובאני אסכולת אדריכלות וציור האיקונות והפרסקאות שהתפתחה בו החל במאה ה-18, ואשר הייתה ידועה ברחבי הבלקן כולו,ומשל...  more »
  • Huge, quiet, flowered, beautiful... impressive to l arrived on a small height. The Church and frescoes are very beautiful. Don't miss the Hall of the Council, and above the small church in the rampart. And if you're lucky enough to be there at the time d a celebration, the spectacle of a nun turning around the Church by tapping with a mallet on a plank of wood to call to prayer is unique...
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