Atracții turistice - - “Precista“ Church – Bacău

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The “Precista” Church, the patron of which is the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, part of the architectonic complex of the royal courts of Bacău, was built during the reign of Ştefan cel Mare, by his son, Alexandru, and was dedicated on 1 January 1491. Built of stone and bricks, in the specific style of Ştefan cel Mare’s time, the 25.68m long church is very well proportioned, slim, clubs-shaped and has a tower; the narthex is 8.12 m wide, whereas at absides level the church is 11.24 m wide.

The “Precista” Church survived the centuries and it underwent a series of transformations and repairs carried out in the 17th century, during the reign of Vasile Lupu. The church also shelters a tomb stone of 1636, which belonged to the princess Cristina, the wife of prince Mihai Fotena Postelnic, one of the church’s founders.

On 1 July 1907, the “Precista” Church was declared historical monument.

 

Worship: Orthodox
Patron: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Address: str. 9 Mai nr. 48, Bacău

Visiting hours: The worship monuments may be visited at any time between 8 am and 8 pm.