Probota Monastery

Petru Rares built Probota monastery not far from the ruins of the old monastery and decided to be painted in 1532. The architecture and the painted frescoes from the inside and the outside are the expression of exceptional value of the Moldavian medieval art. The price's family and the important nobles of his time, who gained the privilege to be buried into a princley necropolis, rest in the church. The Probota monastery has an impressive series of 21 epigraph funeral stones, the oldest and the most valuable belonging to the founders: Petru Rares, his wife Elena and their son, Stephen.

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