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Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Cetatuia Monastery

13.01.2013, ID: 25371
The Romanian monastery Cetatuia is an Orthodox monastery located in the city of Jassy. Cetatuia monastery was completely restored and renovated in the eighties.
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Cluny Abbey

Cluny Abbey

10.01.2013243ID: 24971
Cluny Abbey is an impressive monastery built by monks of the Benedictine Order. Today Cluny Abbey is considered one of the wonders of the ancient world.
:Cluny AbbeyBenedictine Monasteries
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Banz Castle

Banz Castle

10.01.2013251ID: 24977
Banz Monastery also known as Banz Castle, a former Benedictine monastery, is situated in the valley of the River Main. Banz Castle is considered the oldest along the Main.
:Banz MonasteryBanz CastleBanz
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Yungbulakang Palace

Yungbulakang Palace

10.01.2013337ID: 24996
The Yungbulakang Monastery is the first palace in Tibet, which has become a monastery. Yungbulakang has nearly 2 000 years of history.
:TibetYungbulakangYungbulakang Monastery
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Monastery

10.01.2013208ID: 24994
Jerónimos Monastery is considered one of the cultural symbols of Lisbon. The Jerónimos Monastery indeed is the supreme achievement of Portuguese architecture.
:LisbonJeronimos MonasteryJeronimos
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Meteora


10.01.2013285ID: 24993
Meteora is a place in Greece, which is unique with its attractive group of rock monasteries (Meteora Monastery). rock monasteries of Meteora are now an active complex of 7 temples.
:Rock MonasteriesMeteoraMeteora Monastery
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery

10.01.2013175ID: 24995
Rila Monastery was founded by Ivan Rilski and his disciples in the 10th century. Rila Monastery keeps many works of art and literature, so it is a center of spiritual and material culture.
:RilaRila MonasteryRila Monastery Bulgaria
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Sumela Monastery

Sumela Monastery

10.01.2013138ID: 24992
Sumela Monastery is one of the oldest Christian churches of our planet. Sumela Monastery was established in honor of the Virgin Mary, or the Black Virgin of Sumela.
:SumelaSumela Monastery
Monasteries - Monastery Database -  Montserrat Monastery

Montserrat Monastery

10.01.2013239ID: 24987
Montserrat Monastery was built in 1025 to commemorate the apparitions of the Virgin Mary. Montserrat monastery is a Benedictine temple.
:CataloniaMontserrat National ParkMontserrat
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