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Varatec Monastery (1581-1601)
Moldova - Varatec Monastery
Six hundred nuns live at Varatec Monastery. The complex houses an icon museum and a small embroidery school. The grave of poet Veronica Micle, Mihai Eminescu's great love, lies within the monastery walls. She committed suicide on August 1889, two months after Eminescu's death.
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