16 February 2015

#805 Romania

The Horezu Monastery or Hurezi Monastery was founded in 1690 by Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu in the town of Horezu, Wallachia, Romania. It is considered to be a masterpiece of "Brâncovenesc style", known for its architectural purity and balance, the richness of its sculpted detail, its treatment of religious compositions, its votive portraits, and its painted decorative works.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1993

Thank you, Mihnea !
Sent on: February 9, 2015
Received on: February 16, 2015

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