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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
A bit hidden from the road, this place is a real oasis in the heart of Bucharest. It has well kept surroundings that are truly very old, but also new additions that fit perfectly.
I don't know if they have a schedule, but I was...More
Antim Monastery was erected between 1713-1715 by Antim Ivireanul being dedicated to Saint Nicholas. The monastery was inially built like a fortress, with the church in the middle, the rooms of the monks on the side walls and with a tower on each corner. This...More
It is one of those secret spots one can find when decides to snoop around the monumental, Ceausescu style buildings in the centre of Bucharest. Antim it definitely one of the most important of the monasteries in town and is just going through general restoration....More