Agnes Felber's Travel Posts

The Dragomirna Monastery was built during the first three decades of the 17th century, 15 km from Suceava. It is the tallest medieval monastery in Bucovina and…

Perhaps the most famous and stunning of the painted monasteries is Voronet, founded in 1487 by Stephen the Great to celebrate a victory over the Turks. Widely…

Moldovita Monastery The Monastery of Moldovita located in the village of Vatra Moldovitei, was built by Petru Rares in 1532. The Siege of Constantinople…

Founded in 1530, Humor is rather small, physically, but it looms large among Bucovina’s treasures with a variety of frescoes dating from 1535, including one…

The highlight of the small Arbore church is a scene from Genesis, which adorns the western wall. The only church in the region with no belfry towers, because it…

Turda Gorge (Cheile Turzii in Romanian) is a natural reserve (on Hășdate River) situated 6 km west of Turda and about 15 km south-east of Cluj-Napoca, in…

Corvin Castle, also known as Hunyadi Castle or Hunedoara Castle, is a Gothic-Renaissance castle in Hunedoara, in Romania. It is one of the largest castles in…
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