The #Golia #Monastery is one of the most complex monastic ensembles preserved to these days. With the combination of its #Russian and oriental influence, the #Western type exterior imprinted by the #Italian #Baroque and the eclectic superstructure of the towers, the #Golia #Monastery Ensemble represents an extraordinary synthesis of #East and #West, distinguishing itself as a #unique architectural ensemble in the #European landscape.
“ is more than a former illustrious capital of within its walls art and national historical treasures dwell, such abundant treasures that no other city in today’s Romania possesses,“ wrote historian Nicolae
#Galata Monastery #Iasi was built by the ruler Petru Schiopu, and the #Church was consecrated in 1584. Its name comes from the neighborhood bearing the same name from #Constantinople (today’s #Istanbul), where #Moldavian rulers used to find shelter when they went to the “Sublime Porte”. Just like other monasteries from the region of Moldavia, Galata has an enclosing wall, with a bell tower.
Do you know what is the for which The Metropolitan Cathedral of and from has four towers? To be more easily identified by the merchants or those who visited Iași in the old It is the only in this built on a rectangular plan.