”The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary” Church

”The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary” Church

Church / Tourist attraction - Zărnești


Strada Tei 15, Zărnești 505800, Romania


”The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary” Church was built in 1791, and was organized and developed around the Orthodox cemetery in Zărnești, being founded by archpriest Bratu Baiul.

Due to the increasing of the population of the village, the enlightened priest wanted to organize an Orthodox cemetery and build the church. At that time the cemetery and the church were located on the outskirts of the village.

An ideal location is found on a hill above the river bed Bârsa. Through the efforts of past and present priests, the Orthodox cemetery and stylish renovated church, dedicated to the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, gives us a sample of respect for the ancestors of Zărnești.

Text source: https://www.visitzarnesti.ro/

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