Saturday, January 23, 2010

Stavropoleos Monastery, Bucharest, Romania

Stavropoleos Monastery during the last century when the monastery was dissolved, was an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest, Romania. Its church is built in Brâncovenesc style. The patrons of the church are St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The name Stavropoleos is a Romanian rendition of a Greek word, Stauropolis, meaning "The city of the Cross".


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