Cultural Corridors of South East Europe

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Letcani Church

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Letcani Church

About the site


Corridor: Eastern Trans-Balkan Road
Country: Romania, Iasi
Type: Christian religious centre
Epoch: Modern Times
Theme:
World Heritage:
Modern TimesChristian religious centre

Near the city of Iasi in Letcani, built around 1795, the Round Church is the oldest one of its type to be preserved. It emphasizes the influence of classicism in Moldavia through Russia in late 18th century.

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