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Biserica Horezu, Horezu

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • This monastery should be included in a top 10 monasteries that worth a visit in Romania (and there are a lot of monasteries in the country). It's, most probably, the most impressive Orthodox monastery...  more »
  • More than 200 years monument of architecture. Very impressive icons and mural. A vivid place, inhabited by about 50 nuns.  more »
  • 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.  more »

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