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This extremely beautiful monastery is hidden and not visible from the main street. Our tour guide told us of it the previous day so we knew exactly where to go. It is near the Palace of Parliament off of Unirii Blvd hidden behind the large...More
A 300 year old architectural&spiritual masterpiece. There are a couple of monasteries located in the very center of Bucharest, this is just 100 meters from the Parliament/Constitution square. The traveler is amazed to see such a special place just behind the blocks of flats in...More
An interesting sculpture of the esteemed polymath founder of the Monastery, Antim Ivireanul, is the first sight on approach to this exceptional complex, first completed in the early 1700s.
The lovely bell tower, today's entrance, with its gorgeous frescoes, was added in 1857. The monastery...More
Everything around the monastery was demolishd by Ceausescu, so that it is surrounded by blocks of flats. The Saint of this monastery, Antim, came from a distant country, but was welcomed here and mad a Mitropolit/bishop. The paintings are beautiful, cleaned and restaured. The atmosphere...More
close to the Palace of Parliament there is that Orthodox monastery, 300 years old, build, even painted or sculpted by a a Georgian Orthodox hierarch, Antim (Georgia/ Iviria, Ivireanul/Georgianul)
he used for the first time the Romanian liturgical language
in the 80" the monastery was...More