Photographer's Note

Negru Voda Monastery is located in Campulung-Muscel, in Arges district, near the Transilvanian border. It was build in 1215 by Radu Negru (Black) Voievod (ruler). Later, it was rebuild by Basarab I and his son, Nicolae Alexandru. The last major architectural modification was made by Matei Basarab who transformed it into a monastery.

The Negru Voda architectural Complex is formed by "Paraclisul Domnesc" of the Royal Court, later The Big Monastery Church, The Small Church - bolnita - from the begining of the XVIII-th century, The Belfry Tower from the complex's entrance - XVII-th century, The Royal House - XVII-th century build on the grounds from the XIV-th century, Monks houses - XVIII-th century, other small buildings from the begining of the XIX-th century.

The fortifications form the XIV-th century are made with 9 meters wide (rocks and stones) and they are surrounded by an water ditch of 2,5 meters deep.

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