Unesco World Heritage in Romania

Visiting the WOODEN CHURCHES of MARAMURES

The churches are located in the northern part of Romania, in a place described as “probably one of the most peaceful, picturesque, full of tranquility and positive energy places from Romania”, the wooden churches of Maramures are architectural masterpieces which reflect the best example and variety of wood carving design and craftsmanship. They also reflect the role that religion has played in the local community, as well as centuries old traditions that are still being carried out today. Out of about 100 old wooden churches in Maramures, 8 were included in UNESCO heritage as a sign of recognition of their cultural significance and uniqueness.