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Address: DN17A 169, Sucevita 727510, Romania
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This 16th-century painted monastery boasts thousands of images against a...

This 16th-century painted monastery boasts thousands of images against a green background.

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The most beatiful monastery of the region. We staied in Suceava and we visited most of them. The paintings and their history are attractive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
dimitris b
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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DAILY DISCONNECTION, RECONNECTION TO LIFE AND NATURE !!!! ...is a monastery in Romania,situated 18km.from Radauti (Suceava),inscibed on UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE list... Documentar monastery is attested in 1582 in the time of Prince Peter Schiopul. The monument is in fact common fondation Movilestilor families(large landowners,sholars andeven rulers of Moldavia and Roumanian Country,sec.XVI-XVII)

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Thank Bogdan B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a jewel amongst the Romanian monasteries, full of history and monastic value. The mural paintings are great.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most beatiful monastery of the region. We staied in Suceava and we visited most of them. The paintings and their history are attractive.

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Thank dimitris b
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

It is the biggest of the five monasteries and the condition of the preservation is the best. If you have time only to visit one or two out of the five, I highly recommend you don't miss this, though it takes more than an hour from Suceava.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This is for me the most beautiful monastery in Romania. The surrounding, the building and the paintings are simply breathtaking. Romania has so many beautiful places.

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Thank Rainer S
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We spent a couple days in November traveling around the area and visiting several of the painted monasteries. Sucevita was my personal favorite. It is a nice sized complex, and the monastery is absolutely breathtaking. While Voronet Monastery tends to be the best know, I just found the setting here to be more serene. You can visit several of the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

As you enter the walls there is no way to prepare for the jaw dropping beauty of Sucevita. Facing you is the north facade of the church with the splendid Stairway of Virtues showing the faithful on their way to Heaven and the sinners being dragged to Hell. The paintings go all around the exterior. The interior is splendidly painted... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The Voronet, Moldovita, and Sucevita painted monasteries are fairly close together and can be visited in one day. The wall paintings in each monastery has its distinctive background color. It is better to have a knowledgeable guide to explain the symbolism of the paintings. By the way, try overnight in the Hilde's Residence. It was as good as advertised when... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We enjoyed climbing the tower of this monastery so that we could have views all around the area. A lovely stop.

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Thank CityPrincess_12
Brasov, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Impressive nun monastery in Bukowina. Benches to sit around, relax and meditate. Quiet and peaceful.

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