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Mraconia Monastery
Mraconia Monastery
Mraconia Monastery

Mraconia Monastery

  • Mraconia Monastery in the Community Duhova, Mehedinti County, at a distance of 15 km west of the Orsova city. More specifically, it is situated on the left bank of the Danube, which forms in that place, the most beautiful gorge across her, lying between Orsova and Moldova Noua.

    Mraconia monastery was built on the site of an observation point and routing of vessels on the Danube, due to architectural relief, the narrowness of the gorge, there could not be two simultaneous passage of vessels. The maximum narrowing and widening the river were named "Cazane", in the opinion of many, the most beautiful place in the country.