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The "Healing Spring" Church of Mavrogheni is an oasis of tranquility and soul settlement in one of the most agile areas of the capital, a place where the daily tumult of the victory market fades to give the weary traveler the opportunity to retrain , in the shadow of history, in the midst of a delightful nature. As soon as you leave the little street of the mint and enter the courtyard of the Mavrogheni church, there are many personalities of the distant or more recent past linking their name to this place.

First discover that the artist Horia Bernea, director of the Romanian Peasant Museum, chose to sleep in his eternal sleep in the backyard of this cult place, to be close to the institution to which he was dedicated in the last years of his life. You then find out that the sculptor Constantin Brâncuand, whose portrait made by artist Silvia Radu immediately draws attention, was a singer of the Mavrogheni Church during his studies at the School of Belle Arte. Right in front of the entrance to the church is the tomb of Ion Heliade Rădulescu, an important representative of Prepaşoptiste culture and the first president of the Romanian Academy. And not incidentally. In the typography that worked in the court of the former Mavrogheni monastery was published "Romanian Courier", coordinated by Ion Heliade Rădulescu, and also here saw the light of the pattern "Organic regulation", the first constitution of modern Romania. Also in the courtyard of the Mavrogheni church, they sleep their eternal sleep Princess Zoe Bagration born Văcărescu, several family members

The church "The Healing Spring" Mavrogheni is listed in the list of historical monuments of national heritage. The cult of worship, founded in 1787 by ruler Nicolae Petru Mavrogheni and his wife Maria, initially had a convent regime, to become a church of Mir in the second half of the nineteenth century. The church of the monastery was worshied to the holy By God-the source of healing, like the Cişmeaua, famed for her healing powers, which was nearby. Today Mavrogheni's Cişmeaua No longer exists. But the pilgrimage that crosses the church's threshold senses the power of the prayer they have lifted generations to turn into this place and the protection of the mother of God who has continuously watched the church since its inception.

 

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