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Postcards from Romania
Cernica Lake Monastery in winter
In midd 1800's, the Cernica Monastery flourished under the guidance of St. Calinic. The church St. Gheorghe was built between 1831-1838, a library and seminary opened and a school for religious painting set up. The graves of Romanian painter Ion Tuculescu, and writer Gala Galaction, are in the cemetery, in front of St. Gheorghe's Church.