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The Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs is a remarkable seventeenth-century religious complex located in Iași, Romania. Here are some key details about it:

History and Architecture:
 - The monastery was erected by Voivode Vasile Lupu between 1637 and 1639.

- Its name pays homage to three great priests from the Byzantine Empire in the 4th century: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom.

- The "Trisfetite" Church, built during Prince Vasile Lupu’s reign, combines traditional structures with precious materials and sumptuous decoration.

- The outer walls are adorned with embroidery in stone, inspired by national wood carvings and blended with Asian and Western elements. 

- An impressive threefold twisted cord, symbolizing the Holy Trinity, enhances the architectural perfection of the church.

Cultural Significance:

- The Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs is renowned for its legendary architectural masterpiece and captivating stone carvings.

- It continues to enchant visitors from around the world.

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The Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs

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