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Domes

Six copper ones on the smallest church of Moldova's largest monastery:



And one painted to match the sky on the largest church of its smallest monastery:



Domes come in different shapes, sizes and colours in Moldova. Most of them crown its Orthodox churches. But the second most popular home for them is the houses of the local Romani (Gypsy) community. Now those houses deserve a separate post but a tiny taster, a very very modest example is here. By the way Romani people have nothing to do with Romanians either ethnically or culturally.
Tags: gypsy, moldova
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