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Brancoveanu Monastery of Sambata de Sus Romania

Brâncoveanu Monastery in Sâmbăta de Sus

At the entrance gate of the spectacular world of Făgăraș Mountains and their snowy peaks that often disappear into the clouds, where the shady valley of Sâmbăta finally breaks out of the mountain grip, there is a monastery whose name echoes through the time and space of Romanian Orthodoxy. Brâncoveanu Monastery or Sâmbăta Monastery, as it is also known, has …

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Oltet Valley and Polovragi Monastery in Romania

One of the most inciting and charming trips in the county of Gorj of southwestern Romania can be experienced along the idyllic Oltet Valley, north of the Polovragi village. The valley that separates two mountain ranges encloses unbelievable treasures, uniquely beautiful landscapes that remain imprinted into your soul. The Oltet River usually flows peacefully, following an open valley for the …

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