Saturday, September 09, 2006

Horezu Monastery

Horezu Monastery

 Horezu Monastery, Romania

This monastery was established in 1690 by the ruler Prince Constantine Brancoveanu, and is a World Heritage site. See Horezu at The style with a two-tiered gallery is called Post-Byzantine Art Synthesis, aulic art, see

The monastery complex is in active use. Here, an elderly monk. Sometimes the facades at monasteries are similar, but I recall that this was also at Horezu.

Monk, Horezu Monastery, Romania

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