13 October 2014

#728 Sascut, Romania

The eight Romanian Orthodox Churches of Moldavia are located in Suceava County, northern Moldavia, and were built approximately between 1487 and 1583.

The Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross (Romanian: Biserica Înălțarea Sfintei Cruci) is a Romanian Orthodox church in Pătrăuți Commune, Suceava County, Romania. Built in 1487, with Stephen III of Moldavia as ktitor, it is one of eight buildings that make up the churches of Moldavia UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is also listed as a historic monument by the country's Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1993
Extension: 2010

Thank you, Mihnea !

Sent on: September 29, 2014
Received on: October 10, 2014

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