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Mănăstirea Sfântul Ștefan Vodă din Vad (RO)
Mănăstirea Sfântul Ștefan Vodă din Vad
St. Stephen the Voivode Monastery from Vad (EN)
- Shortest distance from Cluj-Napoca: ~71 km.
- The Monastery from Vad is found in the village with the same name, located at about 12 km from Dej. Between the 16th and 17th centuries, an Orthodox bishopric and a monastery served there, being supported by the Moldavian voivode, Ştefan cel Mare (1433-1504) and his son, Petru Rareş.
- The stone church is dedicated to "The Assumption", built in a Moldavian triconque plan and extended to the west with a narthex. The western portal and the one from the nave, together with the gothic windows, can be noticed.
St. Stephen the Voivode Monastery of Vad, Cluj county, Romania
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