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The wooden church - Oroiu

About the site

Corridor: Western Trans-Balkan Road
Country: Romania, Oroiu
Type: Christian religious centre, Vernacular Architecture
Epoch: Modern Times
World Heritage:
Modern TimesChristian religious centreVernacular Architecture

The church was built in 1784 and its paintings are dated to 1835. In the beginning of the 19th century, the church was extended with a porch and at the same time the wooden belfry was erected.

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