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Frumoasa Monastery ::

 


Address: 1, Radu Voda Str.
Patron: Saints Michael and Gabriel (November, 8)

 

 


It was built between 1726-1733 in the traditional style.

It became a unitary ensemble, created in the Classical style, over a period of four decades. In 1753, the sovereign Matei Ghica built on Frumoasa hill a monastery in the precinct of which there was a church, a royal palace and a steeple tower included in the walls.

The church seen today was built between 1833-1836, at the request of Grigore Ghica. The steeple tower, with extremely beautiful elements, marks the entrance in the precinct of the Frumoasa Monastery.

 




Ways to get there:
check the public transport http://www.ratp-iasi.ro/planif10.pdf and routes.

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