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Category: Religion, Local time: 00:52:39, Altitude: 305m

The Bârsana Monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries of Romania . This well-maintained convent is located in the village of Bârsana , about 25 km southeast of Sighetu Marmaţiei . The Bârsana Monastery represents a combination of Western and Eastern European architecture. The buildings were built of wood, in local tradition. During the construction of the monastery, no electric tools or nails were used. The great skill of local craftsmen and artists is clearly visible in the beautiful carvings and frescoes in the style of Moldovan churches. The church belongs to the Romanian churches included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.

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GPS: 47.825, 24.0404
Altitude: 305 m
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 3:24:39 PM

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