Merry Cemetery in Sapanta

In mountain village of Sapanta you can visit the Merry Cemetery. This cemetery is named because of its many decorated (oaken) gravemarkers. Ioan Patras Stan started decorating the markers in 1935 to honor the dead and preserve the history of the village. His pupil Dumitru Pop took over his task after Ioan passed away in 1977.

Kerkhof sapanta
Kerkhof sapanta

National park Munţii Maramureşului

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Sighet (Sighetu Marmației)

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