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old town Bucharest, Romania -architecture preserved from the time when that city had the nickname Little Paris (Le Petit Paris)

old town Bucharest, Romania -architecture preserved from the time when that city had the nickname Little Paris (Le Petit Paris) - Romania - magnificent splendor. - really, breath taking up close.

Stavropoleos Monastery also known as Stavropoleos Church during the last century when the monastery was dissolved, is an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest, Romania. Its church is built in Brâncovenesc style. The patrons of the church (the saints to whom the church is dedicated) are St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The name Stavropoleos is a Romanian rendition of a Greek word, Stauropolis, meaning “The city of the Cross

Stavropoleos Monastery, Bucharest, Romania is an Eastern Orthodox monastery for…