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Chapels and monasteries

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Monastery of St. Elijah Prophet
Toplița
The Monastery of St Elijah the Prophet in Topliţa, at the foothills of Călimani Mountains was founded in 1928 by Dr. Elie Miron Cristea. Undoubtedly the most spectacular and valuable part of the complex is the monument church of the...
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Chapel Saint Stephen
Sânzieni
Mount Perkő (719 m), located between Kézdiszentlélek and Kiskászon is considered to be a genuine scene of observation. Chapel Saint Stephen, built on its peak in the 13th century in late Romanesque style, draws the...
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Saint Anthonys Chapel
Șumuleu Ciuc
The chapel on the Şumuleu Mic hill, which honours Saint Anthony, was created from the reconstruction of a smaller chapel from the 17th century. The construction of the original chapel is legendarily linked to the...
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Saint Anna Chapel
Munții Ciomatu
The most visited spot in Seklerland is located within the Ciomatu/Csomád massif – the St. Anna Lake is the only large and unharmed Crater Lake in Europe. The lake is situated at an altitude of 946 m, it is 1737 m in range...
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Heart of Jesus Chapel
Odorheiu Secuiesc
The Heart of Jesus Chapel is probably the best known monument in Odorheiu Secuiesc. The chapel is located along the road to Cristuru Secuiesc, on the territory of the former village of Gyárosfalva, which was merged with Odorheiu...
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Franciscan Monastery
Călugăreni
Mikháza/Călugăreni, famous for its Franciscan monastery and monument church, is situated between Nyárádköszvényes/Mătrici and Deményháza/Dămieni, on the left bank of the Niraj. The...
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Golgota / Jesus gorge
Șumuleu Ciuc
Golgota from Şumuleu, also known as Jesus gorge, is the best known open Station of the Cross in Transylvania. One can reach the west side of Șumuleu Mic hill by following the path through the fir tree forest to the Salvator...
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Savior`s / Passion of Christ Chapel
Șumuleu Ciuc
There are three chapels on the mountain Şumuleu Mic, among which the most valuable is without a doubt the one dedicated to the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ, the medieval Savior’s Chapel. Dated back to the second half of the...
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