BUCHAREST ANTIM MONASTERY

VISIT ONE OF THE OLDEST WORSHIP PLACES IN

BUCHAREST

Antim Monastery in Bucharest can be visited on your tour around House of the People or the Old City of the Romanian capital. There are only a few such churches or monasteries built during Constantin Brancoveanu’s reign in The Romanian Country left and Antim Monastery is one of the oldest.

ANTIM MONASTERY, ONE OF THE OLDEST MONASTERIES IN BUCHAREST

Antim Monastery in Bucharest
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Description: Antim Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Bucharest

ANTIM MONASTERY IN BUCHAREST SHORT HISTORY

This monastery was built between 1713 and 1715 by the high priest Antim Ivireanu, arrived from Georgia. He paid for the works and he also left all his wealth and goods to this worship place when he died in 1716 in Bucharest.

ENTRANCE TO ANTIM MONASTERY IN BUCHAREST

ANTIM MONASTERY IN BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
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Photographed In: Unirii Square, Bucharest
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Description: Antim Monastery is near Unirii Square and University Square

PUBLIC LIBRARY AT ANTIM MONSTERY IN BUCHAREST

In the beginning, the monastery was called All Saints’ and also from the beginning there were a printing house and a public library functioning inside its walls.

ANTIM CHURCH IN BUCHAREST

Old Antim Church Bucharest
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Description: Antim Church is a historical monument

ANTIM MONASTERY IN BUCHAREST NOWADAYS 

The high priest Antim, founder of Antim Monastery in Bucharest you can visit nowadays also recommended that his wealth to be used for helping all youth who wanted to study and become scholars, all poor men in need and all young women who had not enough money to get married following tradition. The Greek monks will manage the monastery and will lead it to financial collapse.

CHURCH ANTIM IVIREANUL BUCHAREST

Antim Ivireanul Monastery in Bucharest History in the 18th century
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Description: Antim Monastery in Bucharest is dated back to the 18th century

ANTIM MONASTERY IN BUCHAREST IN RUIN

Yet, in the beginning of the 19th century, Antim Monastery in Bucharest becomes a School for priests. It almost fell in ruin after an earthquake in 1836 but it is restored and in 1854 is safe enough to house the Archives of the State. The door and the windows were made by Antim Ivireanu himself.

ENTRANCE TO ANTIM CHURCH IN BUCHAREST

Antim Church Bucharest, Romania
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Description: Antim Church was built by Antim Ivireanul, a priest who dedicated the church to the poor people.

VISIT THE MONASTERY AND UNIFICATION SQUARE

The entrance portal has also an archway, settled on two stone columns. When the works for the House of People and for the entire Unification Square started in 1984, the whole monastery complex was moved by translation. Many other worship places were simply demolished by the communist leaders.

ANTIM MONASTERY BUCHAREST ARCHITECTURE

Antim Monastery in Bucharest architecture
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Photographed In: Unirii Square, Bucharest
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Description: Antim Monastery was built following the late 18th century Romanian architecture style

Nowadays, inside Antim Monastery in Bucharest can also be visited an ecclesiastical art museum and a lapidarium where have been brought funeral stones from all the worship places destroyed in Bucharest in time. First time travel to Bucharest?

VISIT ANTIM MONASTERY AND THE AREA

Photo Antim Monastery Bucharest
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Photographed In: Bucharest, Romania
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Description: As you can see in the picture, all kind of people come to visit and pray at Antim Monastery in Bucharest

Antim Monastery might be an interesting stop in your journey in the center of the capital which is UNIFICATION SQUARE where from you can go the Patriarchy Hill or to the Old City to have lunch.

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