There was one monastery nearby, an ancient site more than 200 years old, but no tourists had ever stayed there.
The painting comes from a monastery, but could as well be from a castle wall.
The monastery began crafting its own delicacies, later known as pasteis de belem.
These days the monastery and motels house people who had to leave Sloviansk.
And her new friends have taken Katia out shopping, and they have visited a monastery.
The monastery of Clugny grew out of the urgent need of monastic reform.
Thus the monastery would be enriched and all the monks get fat.
It was during these months that the Buddha would retire to some monastery and cease from travelling and teaching for a time.
The author was evidently amazed at all the sights which he witnessed in the monastery.
Like the famous A-tu-ma-shi monastery, these made no pretence of being in Burmese style, and were grievous to the sthetic eye.
c.1400, from Old French monastere "monastery" (14c.) and directly from Late Latin monasterium, from Ecclesiastical Greek monasterion "a monastery," from monazein "to live alone," from monos "alone" (see mono-). With suffix -terion "place for (doing something)." Originally applied to houses of any religious order, male or female.