Hlincea Monastery

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Hlincea Monastery
Biserica Mănăstirii Hlincea4.jpg
Basic information
Location Ciurea, Romania
Affiliation Romanian Orthodox Church
Country Romania
Architectural description
Architectural style Moldavian
Completed 1574
Materials stone, brick

The Hlincea Monastery (Romanian: Mănăstirea Hlincea) is a Romanian Orthodox monastery in Ciurea, Iaşi metropolitan area, Romania.

Located at the base of Cetăţuia Hill, the monastery was built by Maria, the daughter of Moldavian Prince Petru Şchiopul and dedicated in 1574.[1] At the middle of the next century, it was rebuilt by Prince Vasile Lupu and finished by his son Ştefăniţă, in November 1660.[2]

The monastery is listed in the National Register of Historic Monuments.[3]


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Coordinates: 47°06′41″N 27°34′56″E / 47.1114239°N 27.5821584°E / 47.1114239; 27.5821584