13 October 2014

#730 Roman, Romania

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

The Arbore Church (Romanian: Biserica Arbore), dedicated to the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, is a Romanian Orthodox monastery church in Arbore Commune, Suceava County, Romania. Built in 1502, 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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