The Densuş Church (also known as St Nicholas' Church) in the village of Densuş, Hunedoara County, Romania is one of the oldest Romanian churches still standing.
The Gray Monk: Romanian Churches
The Romanian Church is Orthodox and stands distinctively among the Orthodox family of churches. Its icons tend to be very Byzantine in concept and rendition and its churches too, differ slightly from their Russian and Greek counterparts.
Agapia Monastery The history of this monastery starts with the old settlement - Agapia din Deal (Agapia from the hill) - founded probably, by Petru Rares and his wife Elena, between 1527-1538 or 1541-1546. The high place, hardly accessible, were Agapia din Deal is located, makes that at the beginning of the 17th century all the annexes to be moved on the place that it is today at Agapia din Vale (from the valley). Ruined and again built, burned and remade again, Agapia din Deal become a very…
Still doesn't convey the darkness, the waft of incense, or the solemnity... The Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral (Romanian: Catedrala Adormirea Maicii Domnului) is the most famous Romanian Orthodox church of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Built in a Romanian Brâncovenesc style, a synthesis of Renaissance and Byzantine architecture, it lies on the Avram Iancu Square, together with the Cluj-Napoca National Theatre and the Avram Iancu Statue.