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Stavropoleos Monastery

Stavropoleos Monastery, also known as Stavropoleos Church during the last century when the monastery was dissolved, is an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest, Romania. Its church is built in Brâncovenesc style. The patrons of the church are St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. [Wikipedia]

It is only a tiny church, but simply stunning.

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I met these two lovely ladies while at the Stavropoleos Monastery.  They knew each other as children – now one lives in Canada and the other elsewhere in Europe – but they recently ran into each other again.  Synchronicity ~ Serendipity!  I love it.

~ Bella

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