Visiting Southern Bucovina and its painted monasteries

Visiting Southern Bucovina and its painted monasteries

Romania is a land where the places of worship are abundant. There are numberless temples, monasteries, churches, basilicas and so on. They are all unique in their own way as they were built in all kinds of architectonic styles but the majority varies between Byzantine, Baroque and Renaissance. Bucovina lies at the Carpathian foothills, in the northeastern corner of this beautiful country. The reason why there are so many churches in Romania is that Stefan the Great, a Moldavian ruler fought a... [ read more ]