Holy Trinity Chapel

The Holy Trinity Chapel was built at the end of the 19th century in eclectic style by Barbu Stirbey for his wife. Barbu Stirbey was nicknamed the White Prince by Queen Marie, King Ferdinand’s wife, was a very important politician. He was president of the Council of Ministers, as interim minister of finance and foreign … More Holy Trinity Chapel

Mogosoaia Palace

Mogoșoaia Palace  was built between 1698-1702 by Constantin Brâncoveanu, Prince of Wallachia between 1688 and 1714,  in what is called the Romanian Renaissance style or Brâncovenesc style. It is about 15 km from Bucharest. The palace bears the name  of the Romanian boyar Mogoș, who owned the land it was built on. Today, Mogosoaia  Palace it a … More Mogosoaia Palace

Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia One of the most spectacular medieval fortresses, designed by  Marquis de Vauban, is Alba Carolina – the largest citadel in Romania, located in the city of Alba Iulia. Alba Iulia is an iconic place named: “The Capital of the Union” The capital of the Roman Empire’s province of Dacia The Medieval capital of Transylvania … More Alba Iulia

Cernica

Cernica Monastery Cernica Monastery was founded on 1608 over three islands on a lake that were connected with narrow stripes of land. On the left side, the courtyard has an enclosure fortress-like. The church in the middle of the enclosure was built in 1832. The second island hosts the graveyard with a small church, from … More Cernica

Sibiu

Sibiu is one of the most important cultural centres of Romania. In 2007 was designated the European Capital of Culture with the city of Luxembourg. The old city of Sibiu was ranked as “Europe’s 8 the most idyllic place to live” by Forbes in 2008. It was a cloudy and a little unfriendly day of … More Sibiu

Three Hierarchs, Iasi

The monastery together with the Church of the Three Hierarchs is considered to be the most beautiful architectonic jewel of the city of Iasi. The religious dwelling was built between 1637 – 1639. The value of international singularity is given by the external decoration, an extraordinary embroidery of rocks, from the bottom up to the … More Three Hierarchs, Iasi

Putna Monastery

Putna Monatery is one of the most important cultural, religious and artistic centers from the medieval centuries in Moldavia. It was built by the Stephen the Great in 1466. I did visit Putna Monastery in October 2016. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate