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Bistriţa Monastery Museum Collection

Museum code51520000501
NameBistriţa Monastery Museum Collection
Postal code247116
AccessRâmnicu Vâlcea - Târgu Jiu (km 41) national road
Time table9:00 - 18:00
Collection(s)Bistriţa Monastery was built between 1491 and 1494 and is a historic monument. It is due to the Craioveşti brothers: Pârvu, Danciu, Radu and boyar Barbu Craiovescu. It was restored in 1652, 1719 and 1845. During the time of Matei Basarab here functioned a printing-house. The church was destroyed by Mihnea the Wicked. It was restored during the time of Matei Basarab. In 1845 the foundation of the new church was laid, as it had gone to ruin. The builders of the present church are: Barbu Ştirbei and Gheorghe Bibescu. It was built in the Gothic style. The church was painted by Gheorghe Tattarescu entirely (representative for the Wallachia). The infirmary of the Saint Monastery was built by 1500, and the porch was added in 1720. At Bistriţa Monastery the relics of St. Gregory the Beheaded have been preserved. The monastery museum exhibits include religious objects.
Categoryîn subordinea cultelor religioase
General profileReligious Art
Main profileReligious Art
WEB addresshttp://www.ortodox.ro/manastiri/manastirea_bistrita_valcea.html
Contact personIerodiacon Iosif Alexe
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