Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple

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Church of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Biserica de lemn din Mănăstirea Bârsana.jpg
Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
LocationBârsana, Maramureș County, Romania
Part ofWooden Churches of Maramureş
CriteriaCultural: (iv)
Reference904-001
Inscription1999 (23rd Session)
Area2.8 ha (6.9 acres)
Buffer zone6.19 ha (15.3 acres)
Coordinates47°49′15″N 24°3′21″E / 47.82083°N 24.05583°E / 47.82083; 24.05583Coordinates: 47°49′15″N 24°3′21″E / 47.82083°N 24.05583°E / 47.82083; 24.05583
Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple is located in Maramureș County
Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Location of Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple in Maramureș County
Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple is located in Romania
Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple (Romania)

The Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple is part of the wooden churches of Maramureș World Heritage Site, and is located in Bârsana Commune, Maramureş County, Romania. The church was built in 1720 and it features some of the most representative baroque indoor murals in Maramureş. It has a collection of icons painted on glass and old religious books.

Its name refers to the Presentation of Mary.

Interior