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Tismana and Lainici Monasteries
5km to the north of the Tismana village, is the oldest monastery in Romania, founded in 1375.
Tismana Monastery was surrounded by a high wall during the reign of Matei Basarab. The monastery served as a meeting place for rebels during the 1821 rising led by Tudor Vladimirescu. 
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