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Arges

Country
Romania
State
Arges
City
Arges
Type of Location
Multiple
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Places to Visit
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By air

Airports nearest to Curtea de Arges are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.

    Sibiu Airport (distanced approximately 86 km)
    Craiova Airport (distanced approximately 110 km)
    Bucuresti Airport (distanced approximately 130 km)
    Bucharest Baneasa Airport (distanced approximately 130 km)
    Tirgu Mures Airport (distanced approximately 150 km)

Key places to visit
Church of San Nicoara, Arges Monastery, Royal Church of Arges


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Places to Visit

Church of San Nicoara

Church of San Nicoara or "St. Nicholas the Small", as locals called it, to distinguish it from the reign, was built on a plateau, probably with the first court rule, beginning XIV. The architecture is typical of Byzantine art reception in the Balkans, as it represented the city Severin. The plan of this building is a small rectangle divided into narthex and nave, completed in the eastern part with a semicircular apse. This is accompanied by two absidiole for pastoforii. It is said to have been founded even the famous Mrs. Clara, stepmother of Prince Vlaicu Voda. Here he was putting down, once, Catholic Diocese. High tower, which dominates the settlement, was used as a fire watch tower and observation post between him and the dungeon tower there Poienari distance communication system. Hence, by means of torches lit near the enemy was signaled by the last refuge of Romanian rulers, located 25 kilometers away.

Arges Monastery

Arges Monastery is a monastery in Romania located in the city of Arges. The ensemble includes the Episcopal Church, one of the most famous architectural monuments of Romanian Country.

Royal Church of Arges

Royal Church of Arges is founded by Basarab I (1310 - 1352), completed in 1352, the princely residence of the thirteenth century. Church, Greek cross monument, complex, is one of the most representative monuments of Romanian medieval architecture, the oldest royal foundation of the Romanian Country. Interior murals, great value, are made from 1364 to 1369. The church is included on the new list of historical monuments: AG-II-mA-13647 and Indicative List of UNESCO.
Architecture of a Byzantine church, church plan belonging to type "Greek cross" version Constantinople, ending with three apse to the east. Dinpiatra carved frames of the windows date from the seventeenth century when the church was renovated.

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