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Cozia Monastery - Romania - Calimanesti - Valcea

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Panorama created by 360Concept.ro at the Cozia Monastery, in Calimanesti, Ramnicu Valcea.

Cozia Monastery, erected close to Călimăneşti by Mircea cel Bătrân in 1388 and boasting his tomb, is one of the most valuable monuments of national medieval art and architecture in Romania.

The appearance of the compound was modified under Neagoe Basarab (1517), Şerban Cantacuzino and Constantin Brâncoveanu (1707), who added a veranda, a new fountain, a chapel and a watch tower, adding to its architecture the 'brâncovenesc style'.

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