Romania is one of the most religious countries in whole European Union. Therefore, it is not uncommon to find various churches, monasteries or other places of prayer scattered all around the country. However, there are couple special places which locals admire – Colorful Monasteries – there you can witness magnificent paintings on the exterior of the buildings.
When we look back to history, we find more reasons having so many holy places in Romania. One of them is that during Ottoman rule all forts were destroyed. The only way to defend against the invaders people had by fortifying churches and that is how – Fortified churches emerged.
If you are wondering where to go and what to visit while in Romania – these monasteries and unique churches are worth considering! In this article we will point out Colorful Monasteries which we visited, and the reasons why it was worth it. So, if you want to read more about the Colorful Monasteries & Fortified Churches in Romania, this article is right for you!