Monasterea Antim, Bucharest

Posted by carlyluvsunited on Wednesday, 22 October 2008

  • The Antim Monastery is located in Bucharest, Romania
  • It was founded in 1713 by The Metropolitan Antim Ivireanu
  • Antim Ivireanu was a poet, miniaturist and orator
  • Bucharest is the capital city and industrial centre of Romania
  • Antim is a fortified monastery, surrounded by a high wall with defence tower
  • The monastery was built by Neagoe Basarab in 1517
  • In the neighbourhood of the monastery we find the Fountain of Manole
  • Manole was the craftsman that decorated the monastery legend says he fell from the roof
  • The monastery comprises a church, chapel (St Nikolai), residential and farm buildings, a farm and a holly spring
  • On a platforum in the middle of the yard is situated the magnificent monastery church
  • The monastery is declared a monument of culture


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