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Visiting the Mihai Voda Monastery in Bucharest, Romania

 
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added on 30th of April, 2009

Mihai Voda Monastery is part of the oldest buildings in Bucharest, preserved until today. It was built on the ruins of an old church, in 1594, founded by Michael the Brave. Originally it was surrounded by a high wall, with a fortress, but with the passing of the years the building had several functions: residence, military hospital, school of medicine, State Archives.

There is a legend connected to this monastery, according to which Viteazu Michael made a promise before God that he will build a monastery if He at His turn will get the death penalty by beheading that was to take place soon.

 

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Bucharest, RomaniaBucharest is Romania's capital and its biggest city, as well as its commercial and industrial center.  Bucharest is not considered to be an old city by European standards as its existence is only first referred to in 1459.  The city had many changes since then, becoming the capital city in 1862 and consolidating its role of being the center of Romanian arts, culture, and mass media.  There is a mix of modern, historical, and Communist-era architecture throughout Bucharest. During the time between World War I and II, the sophistication and elegant architecture of the city's elite earned it the nickname of Little Paris.  Even though many... Read more »

 
 
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