Hodos-Bodrog Monastery

In one of the oldest monastic institutions in the country, Hodos-Bodrog Monastery (Arad county), above the church’s entrance door, but on the inside, there is a wooden box with a window that carries the horns of the bull in the legend. The story says that the animal hit a hill, revealing Virgin Mary’s Wonders Maker Holy Icon. On that spot, the believers raised the first monastery, confirmed in documents in 1177. The holy icon can be seen in the church, kept intact in centuries in a row.

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