Agapia Monastery is one the most important Orthodox nuns convent in Romania, initially built between 1641-1643 and later expanded. The monastery is famous around the world due to its interior frescoes painted in 1858 by the great Romanian painter Nicolae Grigorescu. There are two buildings – Old Agapia Hermitage, on the hill, built in 1585 by the Moldavian ruler Petru Schiopul and Agapia Monastery, in the valley raised with the financial support of Hetman Gavril in 1642 and rebuilt by Prince Sutu in 1821. The monastery’s museum has a collection of medieval art, religious objects, and a library with old books and manuscripts.

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