Coltea Church

Colţea Church is an important monument of Walachian architecture from the late 17th century foundet by the same nobleman, Mihai Cantacuzino. It was restored in 2005. The church built in italian baroque style with wallachian brancovan ornamentation. The large open veranda with front and side arches, supported by 10 stone columns with carved column heads laying on high pedestals with … More Coltea Church

Antim Monastery

Antim Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Bucharest. The  monastery was built during Constantin Brancoveanu’s reign in The Romanian Country,  between 1713 and 1715 by  the metropolitan bishop of Wallachia, Antim Ivireanu.arrived from Georgia. The church was built after architectural plans drawn by Antim Ivireanu himself, a connoisseur of the arts of drawing, sculpture, … More Antim Monastery

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. Pictures: July 2017; May 2014 Copyright ©Jeni … More Metropolitan Church

Plumbuita Monastery

I passed dozens of times near the sign that directs you to the Monastery Plumbuita, but I never had time. Today I decided finally get on the street in the park and to visit the monastery. Renovated, well cared, with historical roots by the sixteenth century. I arrived at inconvenient times, when just announcing lunch break. In … More Plumbuita Monastery