Agapia Monastery

Local nameMănăstirea Agapia
LocationNeamț, Romania

The Agapia Monastery is a Romanian Orthodox nunnery located 9 km west of Târgu Neamț, in the commune of Agapia, Neamţ County. It was built between 1641 and 1643 by Romanian hetman Gavriil Coci, brother of Vasile Lupu. The church, restored and modified several times during the centuries was painted by Nicolae Grigorescu between 1858 and 1861. It is one of the largest nunneries in Romania, having 300–400 nuns and ranking second place in population after Văratec Monastery.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agapia_Monastery

Address (Unnamed Road), Romania

Coordinates 47°10'13.001" N 26°14'7.666" E

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