Metropolitan Church

The Romanian Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral or Metropolitan Church, is a functioning religious and civic landmark in Bucharest, Romania. The construction was begun in 1654 and completed in 1658 under the orders of the Prince Serban Basarab. The facade is in the Brancovenesc architectural style. Is designated Historical Monument of Romania. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate   Copyright ©Jeni … More Metropolitan Church

Old wooden houses

Old wooden houses preserved at Village Museum Bucharest Founded in 1936, this fascinating outdoor museum, the largest in Europe, covers some 30 acres on the shores of Lake Herastrau in Herestrau Park. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate Blue windows – Jurilovca, Tulcea   Autumn colors    

Three Hierarchs Bucharest

Religious Complex “Three Hierarchs” is a  new place (2010)  for prayer, located in Bucharest, neighborhood Pantelimon. It has a disadvantageous site, near a bridge over the railway and a highway crowded. Inside are three buildings with religious purpose: the church, bell tower and a roof terrace designed for summer activities. All the buildings are wooden, … More Three Hierarchs Bucharest

Stavropoleos Church

Stavropoleos Church is one of the most beautiful church and one of my favorite. The church was built in 1724 by Ioanikie Stratonikeas, in Bucharest, Romania. It is characterized by Brâncoveanu style church, which also combines some Byzantine elements  its beautiful stone and wood carvings, of which the finest are on the main doors. The courtyard outside has … More Stavropoleos Church

Bucharest buildings

First mentioned as the “Citadel of București” in 1459, it became the residence of the famous Wallachian prince Vlad III the Impaler. It became the capital of Romania in 1862 and is the centre of Romanian culture and art. Its architecture is a mix  style of neo classical, art deco, bauhaus. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate

Atheneum Roman

Cladirea simbol a orasului Bucuresti, Atheneul Roman este si simbolul culturii romanesti, gazduind filarmonica George Enescu. Ateneul este o frumoasa cladire in stil neoclasic, la care au fost adaugate si elemente romantice de mana si talentul arhitectului francez Albert Galleron. Este si una din cladirile preferate, usor de fotografiat, greu de gasit o privire inedita asupra ei. … More Atheneum Roman

Radu Voda Church

Biserica Radu Voda, veche de 5 secole, a fost ctitorita  de voievodul Alexandru al II-lea Mircea (1568-1577) şi doamna sa, Ecaterina. In fiecare an de sarbatorile de Florii sau de Paste, vizitez manastirea si biserica, astfel ca majoritatea fotografiilor de la Manastirea Radu Voda includ magnoliile inflorite. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate