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Romania: Moldovița Monastery


 

The Moldovița Monastery (Romanian: Mânăstirea Moldovița) is a Romanian Orthodox monastery situated in the commune of Vatra MoldovițeiSuceava County, MoldaviaRomania. The Monastery of Moldovița was built in 1532 by Petru Rareș, who was Stefan the Great’s (in Romanian Ștefan cel Mare) illegitimate son. It was founded as a protective barrier against the Muslim Ottoman conquerors from the East.

 

3 comments on “Romania: Moldovița Monastery

  1. Anarya Andir says:

    Wow, this is gorgeous! I love all the photos you’ve posted! Amazing

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    1. marthapfeil says:

      thank you! ; ]

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