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Agapia Monastery – Nicolae Grigorescu’s masterpice

Agapia Monastery Romania
Agapia Monastery is famous due to its interior frescoes painted by the great Romanian painter Nicolae Grigorescu.
TypeMonastery, Religion
Year1643
Constructed byGavriil Coci
Painted byNicolae Grigorescu
LocationAgapia, Neamt County, Romania, Europe

Agapia Monastery and Nicolae Grigoresu

Agapia Monastery is famous due to its interior frescoes painted by the great Romanian painter Nicolae Grigorescu.

Agapia Monastery is a nun monastery, located in a pittoresque village, is very beautiful with a lot of flowers everywhere and the cleanliness in this monastery is exemplary.

Also, inside the monastery, there is a great museum.

Agapia Monastery Romania

Shopping Tip

At the monastery gate, there is a small shop from where you can buy natural syrup, jam and other delicacies prepared by the nuns.

Vivant Museum

On the way to the monastery, on the left is the Vivant Museum, where you can see how, in the past, those in the service of God lived.

Vivant Museum, Agapia

Alexandru Vlahuta Memorial House

After visiting the monastery, you can walk by the alleys, in the village behind the monastery, and visit the Memorial House Alexandru Vlahuta.

Vlahuta Memorial House (1)