Romanian Communist-Era Apartment Building
Romania obviously isn't totally replete with pleasant countryside homes and lovely Gothic and Baroque city buildings. A fairly sizeable portion of the population lives in buildings like this. It's definitely an important patch in the quilt of contrasts that make this country so interesting.
In Northern Moldova, at 5-6 km from the little town of Gura Humorului, on a valley crossed by the crystal clear waters of the river Humor.
On the southern wall, by the porch, one can read on the inscribed commemorative stone: " this establishment was started and ended due to the goodwill and help of our blessed ruler, Petru Voievod, the son of the old Stefan Voievod, with all the contribution and pains taken by the servant of God, Jupan Toader, the Great Chancellor, and his wife, Anastasia, in this 15 th day of the month of August, year 7038."
The Monastery of Humor arouses admiration and stirs up wonderful feelings due to its outside wall frescoes which lend it a status of historical monument. They are egually responsible for the entrance of Monastery of Humor in the UNESCO list of old heritage besides Sucevita, Moldovita, Voronet and Arbore. The outside wall fresco is the oldest decoration of the kind in the country.