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Ghost Church from Badosi

Ghost Church of Badosi Ghost Church of Badosi

On the main road between Craiova and Bechet harbour, Dolj County, about 25 km south of Craiova, in the municipality of Bratovoiesti, in Badosi village, there is a ghost church built in the 18th century, near the village.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 4th June 2012




Ghost Church of Badosi Ghost Church of Badosi

This old church seems to have been forgotten by the people, having part of the roof fallen in, and severe damage on part of the inside walls.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 4th June 2012




Ghost Church of Badosi Ghost Church of Badosi

The Saints painted on the walls have all lost their eyes, removed for unknown reasons.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 4th June 2012




Ghost Church of Badosi Ghost Church of Badosi

There is a story that wizards used the powdered paint of the eyes for magic rituals, while others say that the pictures were defaced by Turkish soldiers in the 19th century, but no one knows for certain.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 4th June 2012




Ghost Church of Badosi

But, as with many other churches, this one is already dead, forgotten by the people, my brothers and sisters.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 4th June 2012









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