Transylvania Beyond

The Wooden Church of Barsana

Transylvania Beyond
The Wooden Church of Barsana

The small commune of Bârsana, located in Maramures County, is attractive to tourists not only as a place of remarkable beauty and purity of nature but also as the home of one of the eight Wooden Churches of Maramureș included in the UNESCO World Heritage. This church, whose patron saint is the Virgin Mary, was built to honor the Virgin’s Presentation in the Temple and is but one of the many pillars of the orthodox faith that prevails in Romania. 

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