Biserica Horezu, Horezu

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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  • Visited this pretty monastery in the late afternoon. I love visiting monasteries in Romania. Monastery Horezu has been renovated, but you still can see the old interior, the paintings and the icons in...  more »
  • Particularly impressive is doing a beautiful painted Church, which is the main point of the monastery for both tourists and people living in them. Paintings on the outside of the show at a glance the dogmas of the Orthodox and the final judgment. Inside also all painted.
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  • It's a nice place to visit if you're nearby. colourful paintings inside the church and some bones of monarchy people. You don't have to pay anything if you don't want to. There are very beautyful flow...  more »

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