Though the Black Church in downtown Brașov is the most famous monument in the city, there is another religious building, not far away, that is about one century older: the Orthodox church of Saint Nicholas. Compared to the massive and grim Evangelical Black Church, the Orthodox church is slimmer and […]

Construită de Neagoe Basarab, în 5 ani, finalizată fiind în 1517, pe locul primei mitropolii a Țării Românești, poartă hramul Adormirea Maicii Domnului. A fost pictată de zugravul Dobromir din Târgoviște, în timpul domniei ginerelui lui Neagoe Basarab, Radu de la Afumați, dar din fresăa nu se mai păstrează decât […]

Five centuries of history have passed over this legendary monastery. The attribute is not arbitrary, as the Monastery of Curtea de Arges (150 km from capital Bucharest) has inspired one of the most famous popular legends in Romania. According to it, the Black King commissioned the building of a church […]

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