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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2018
Curchi Monastery - 245th Anniversary 2018

Curchi Monastery - 245th Anniversary 2018

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According to some legends, the monastery of Curchi was founded by Stephen the Great in the 15th century but the most plausible version remains that this monastery was founded in 1773 by brothers Iordache and Mihail Curchi. This orthodox monastery of Curchi dedicated to "The Nativity of Our Lady", of rare beauty due to the surrounding orchards and forests, is one of the most important monuments of Moldavian architecture in Bessarabia. It is located in the Orhei district, in the Vaticiu Valley, 55 km north of Chişinău, the capital. Restored between 2002 and 2015, this architectural complex is composed of five churches, two cellars, a fortress, several auxiliary rooms, an orchard and a hermitage (30 monks live there).. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: September 21, 2018 Theme Theme: Churches and Monasteries
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Lilian Iațco
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2018/18 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS 2018/18 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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