Bârsana Wooden Church

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  • If you happen to find yourself in the Romanian village of Bârsana (Maramureș County), be sure to check out its Wooden Church. Known officially as the Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple in Bârsana, it is a noble representative of the Wooden Churches of Maramureș UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visited by thousands of people annually, the site was added to the master list in 1999.

    Built in 1720, the Wooden Church features some of the most exquisite indoors murals in the county of Maramureș. Aside from that, visitors can also look at an old collection of religious books and icons painted on glass.

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