Many of us know about Romania and its churches. Anyhow, among the well-known ones there are as well many other churches that deserve to be visited. Such churches are the Calui-Calui Monastery from Romanati.
This is located near Craiova and one can easily get here from the Bals train station with a bus, for 9 kilometers towards Calui. The trip is beautiful as the road has on the left side the Oltet River. Having arrived in the center of the village one will have to walk 3 kilometers more, in front of the entrance one can see a lot of trees and in the rise one can see hills covered with a forest to be. The first documented thing about this church dates from the Neagoe Basarab times. Anyhow, due to the fighting, the church was deserted for some time. At its beginnings, here they used to live Greek monks, followed by Romanian ones and then by nuns. Nowadays it became again a monk’s cathedral.
The orthodox cathedral from Corabia is one of the biggest cathedrals of this rite from Romania. It was built between 1895 and 1907 being a historical monument. In the First World War this cult lost its two big bells and the two big earthquakes from 1940 and 1977 affected the cathedral. Anyhow, each time it was restored and consolidated. This church has six derricks. The wood that was used is from oak and is very well sculpted.
The wooden church from Hiliseu in Crisan and was built in 1802 according to the inscription found above the entrance door. It is known to have been the meeting point of nuns and its sculptures have the baroque style. Apart from this you will see many characteristics of the Romanian popular art that makes this church special.